Patients Are the Proof, Episode 4 – Cannabis for Epilepsy with Nina Simmons

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Traditional Pharmaceuticals Don’t Work for 30-40% of Epilepsy Patients

Epilepsy is a neurological disease that affects over 50 million people around the world. According to research published in 201430-40% of patients suffering from epilepsy, do not respond to conventional pharmaceuticals. Fortunately, cannabis can help many of these patients.

Patients are the Proof, Episode 4 – Cannabis for Epilepsy with Nina Simmons. Listen in as I chat with fellow mom and cannabis advocate, Nina Simmons, about her decision to treat her son’s epilepsy with cannabis-based medicine.

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Written by Jessie Gill

Jessie Gill, RN is a cannabis nurse with a background in holistic health and hospice. After suffering a spinal injury, she reluctantly became a medical marijuana patient then quickly transitioned into an advocate. Her site, combines science with personal insight to educate about medical marijuana. She’s been featured on Viceland and bylines include GoodHousekeeping, Cosmopolitan, MSN, and more.

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