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Toxicology tests detected alcohol and topiramate, an epilepsy/migraine medication, in the woman's system, which contributed to her death, the M.E.'s office said.
State lawmakers first legalized non-euphoric medical marijuana in 2014, authorizing five nurseries to grow, process and distribute the cannabis products for patients with severe epilepsy, muscle spasms or cancer.
Its portfolio of funded grants includes direct brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder, treatment-resistant depression, essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, stroke recovery and blindness.
Congenital toxoplasmosis can affect a baby's brain, causing mental or motor development delays, cerebral palsy and epilepsy.
And blood was consumed to treat epilepsy: So popular was this practice that public executions routinely found epileptics standing close by, cup in hand, ready to quaff their share of the red stuff.
There were efforts in the Texas Legislature earlier this year to expand this law, and open it up to patients with ailments other than intractable epilepsy.
The technique is sometimes used for depression or to reduce the number of seizures in epilepsy.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office says toxicology tests found alcohol, caffeine and an epilepsy/migraine medication in Kenneka Jenkins’ system and that her death was an accident, reports Time magazine.
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