Published On: Tue, Jul 7th, 2015

One Man’s Desperate Quest to Cure His Son’s Epilepsy—With Weed

One Man’s Desperate Quest to Cure His Son’s Epilepsy—With Weedff_samscure_dad-660x440

 

This is Sam. He’s my son. His epilepsy caused him to have up to 100 seizures a day. After seven years we were out of options. Our last hope: an untested, unproven treatment. The only problem? It was illegal.

In Wired, Fred Vogelstein writes eloquently and passionately about his son’s debilitating epilepsy, and the thousands of dollars spent and miles traveled to find something that could give him a shot at a normal life. Vogelstein goes in depth about the bureaucratic and emotional nightmare of qualifying for an experimental cannabis treatment, and the success his family has had with it….

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