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Local Mom Pushing For Medical Marijuana Bill To Pass

Could legalized medical marijuana be coming to Pennsylvania. One State Senator and Local mother are pushing for it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/17/2014

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Medical Marijuana Legislation Aimed At Fighting For Patients

Medical marijuana legalization is working its way through the Senate. Hear how it could help local families who have children suffering from diseases such as seizures.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

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Gov. Corbett Opens Door Slightly For Medical Marijuana

At a press conference announcing a task force to tackle the heroin epidemic in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbett could not have been clearer about his view of marijuana.

05/09/2014

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Gov. Corbett Backs Marijuana Extract To Treat Children

Gov. Tom Corbett is changing his position on medical marijuana and is backing the legalization of a marijuana extract to treat severe seizures in children.

05/01/2014

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Families Threaten Sit-In At Governor’s Office Over Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania parents with children afflicted with seizures are feeling increasingly desperate.

04/28/2014

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3 Epilepsy Patients Receive Therapy Dogs

The Epilepsy Foundation is helping three people in our area live with less fear about when their next seizure may occur.

04/06/2014

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Insurance Co. Extends Home Care For Family Fighting Son’s Batten Disease

The outpouring of support for 6-year-old Rex Timko of Elizabeth and his family has been heartwarming.

12/17/2013

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Local Mom Hopes Medical Marijuana Bill Passes

Two state senators, one a Republican and the other a Democrat, are planning to introduce a bill to legalize a certain form of marijuana for medicinal use in Pennsylvania.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/19/2013

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Art Exhibit Shuts Down After Causing Guests To Have Seizures

An art installation in downtown Pittsburgh is shut down indefinitely after visitors were having seizures.

KDKA-TV–09/30/2013

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Local Boy Still Seizure-Free After Surgery In 2006

When Trevor Barron of Bethel Park was eight years old, laughing wasn’t always funny. It was a symptom of a form of epilepsy called gelastic seizures. “During the seizure, I’d get rigid for maybe 25 […]

KDKA-TV–12/09/2010

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