Cannabidiol, Kids & Politics



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It’s estimated that 20,000 Hoosiers suffer from treatment resistant epilepsy.

A new state law allows seizure patients who sign up for a new registry to possess Cannabidiol, or CBD, without fear of being prosecuted for it.

CBD is an oil derived from the cannabis plant. It’s non-psychoactive; CBD comes from a part of the cannabis plant that is low in THC, so it can’t get people high.

A growing number of U.S. states allow people with specific forms of epilepsy to use CBD, despite the classification of cannabis as a schedule one drug – a high-risk substance with high abuse potential and no medical use.

Our half-hour documentary introduces listeners and viewers to the families who fought for years to legally use CBD oil and we examine the oil’s effectiveness and safety.

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