EPILEPSY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EPILEPSY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Utah should do more to make cannabis extract available http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233518-82/utah-state-cannabis-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233518-82/utah-state-cannabis-colorado.html.csp">Editorial: Utah should do more to make cannabis extract available</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:33:02.574-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Often, the divide between the “conservative” and the “progressive” political points of view comes down to the former believing that the latter is rushing headlong into anarchy, which will harm the weak and innocent, while the latter sees the former as clinging to an unreasonable fear of change, even when that change promises to be liberating. There’s an issue on which both sides of Utah’s political divide could get together. As unlikely as it may sound, that’s marijuana. Not marijuana in the re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233518@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:02 MDT Utah issues first permits for cannabis oil http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161184-78/oil-cannabis-epilepsy-maughan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161184-78/oil-cannabis-epilepsy-maughan.html.csp">Utah issues first permits for cannabis oil</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T10:38:29.49-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah issued its first hemp extract permits Tuesday, a step celebrated by families who shared stories of their children with epilepsy to overcome lawmakers’ suspicions about medical marijuana. But families may continue to wait, since the Colorado nonprofit where many plan to acquire cannabis oil has a waiting list and a crop that won’t be harvested until September. Annette Maughan received the second of two permits issued, allowing her to legally import cannabis oil for her 11-year-old son, Gl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161184@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:38:29 MDT Utah hospital will use cannabis extract to treat kids with epilepsy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124187-78/epidiolex-primary-cbd-epilepsy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124187-78/epidiolex-primary-cbd-epilepsy.html.csp">Utah hospital will use cannabis extract to treat kids with epilepsy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:59:31.638-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Neurologists at Primary Children’s Hospital are one step closer to being able to prescribe pharmaceutical-grade cannabis to children and teens with severe epilepsy. Only those who apply to be part of a drug trial will be eligible — 25 spots are available — and it’s not known when the study will start. The study’s lead author, neurologist Francis Filloux, is waiting for a license from the Drug Enforcement Administration freeing him to handle Schedule 1 substances, said Ed Clark, chief medical off...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58124187@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:59:31 MDT