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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
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
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...attorney, Dan Viets.Just last year, the heavily Republican Missouri Legislature passed a law to allow certain people with epilepsy to seek treatment with a marijuana extract containing little of the chemical that causes marijuana users to feel high and larger...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-01/man-who-got-life-marijuana-c
Nation and World
Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...of death or "impairment of a major bodily function" caused by one of 21 different conditions, such as coma, seizures and epilepsy.It also included a more general category: "another physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness, including...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-strikes-down-law-limit-medicaid-f
State
Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...Washington, D.C. have laws permitting medical marijuana use. Approved conditions vary but include Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, glaucoma, kidney disease, lupus and Parkinson's disease.An editorial in the journal says approval in many states has...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/study-scant-evidence-medical-marijuan
Not For Web
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
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
Teacher feels ostracized for pot confession

...have easily gone south.Berkey did not initially note in his letter that he holds a medical marijuana card for tempering his epilepsy. That revelation came later in Empire report.Bryson and Lee both wavered in their acknowledgement of the impact on Berkey's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/teacher-feels-ostracized-pot-confession
Local
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
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

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