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Teacher faces fallout from pot confession

...response he received from many parents of the 24 students in his class. He said his medical marijuana card is used to treat epilepsy, but he does support recreational use by adults.The confession itself has so far proved to be a favorable influence on Berkey's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/teacher-faces-fallout-pot-confession
Local
Run or walk for epilepsy Sunday

...this year's Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy at noon on Sunday, June 20 at Twin Lakes...fundraise for and enhance awareness about epilepsy and seizure disorders. The annual event...largest community fundraiser for the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest and benefits uncompensated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061810/out_655826146.shtml
outdoors
After months of talks, new rules for cell towers

...my sister Linda can't come to my house, she can't sleep in the bedroom, because... my sister was diagnosed with epilepsy," Randall said. "What would you do if it was your sister and it was your house?"Randall, red party balloon in tow...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/after-months-talks-new-rules-cell-tower
Local
Fundraiser makes grocery store trip easier

...be challenging, because I have two other kids as well," said Jaime Bentley, whose middle child, Jema, has intractable epilepsy and cerebral palsy.But the members of Girl Scout Troop 4140 are hoping to turn the trip to the store into a better experience...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/fundraiser-makes-grocery-store-trip-eas
State
Who's next? Pot changes won't stop with Washington

...over 80 percent for all age groups.State lawmakers voted this year to legalize a strain of low-potency marijuana to treat epilepsy and cancer patients.New York: medicalNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill over the weekend making his state the 23rd...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/whos-next-pot-changes-wont-stop-washing
State
No more state funding for elective abortions

...covered. Some of those conditions include severe preeclampsia, convulsions, sickle cell anemia, severe kidney infection, epilepsy and congestive heart failure.A doctor must either certify that the pregnancy was caused by rape or incest or that the pregnancy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-07/no-more-medicaid-funding-elective-abort
State
8-year-old donates hair to kids in need

...Vizhunz Salon, where she had 12 inches of hair cut off to donate.Hanna knows how much a helping hand means. She has severe epilepsy and was recently diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism."She went through a hard summer," Kathy Moody said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/8-year-old-donates-hair-kids-need
State
House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...one of 21 different conditions, such as coma, seizures and epilepsy.It also includes what has been called a "catch-all" option...medication needed by women with conditions like bipolar disorder and epilepsy "can be highly dangerous to a developing fetus. Without funding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/house-begins-debate-abortion-funding-bi
State | AK legislature
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...physical health. That could mean a serious risk of death or "impairment of a major bodily function" due to conditions including epilepsy, congestive heart failure, coma, renal disease that requires dialysis, or 17 other conditions.The bills also include...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-26/house-finance-takes-abortion-funding
State | AK legislature
Health agency proposes new abortion regulations

...continuation of her pregnancy due to "impairment of a major bodily function," such as renal disease that requires dialysis, epilepsy, congestive heart failure, a pregnancy not implanted in the uterine cavity and a coma.Comments are being taken on the new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-19/health-agency-proposes-new-abortion-reg
State

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