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HEALTH NEWS: Medical Marijuana migration to Colorado
More than one-hundred families have moved to Colorado to get medical help for their children...
But doctors are warning there's no *proof the treatment is effective.
The families were drawn to Colorado by "Charlotte's Web", a medicine that contains a chemical found in marijuana.
It's named for Charlotte Figi who was suffering from hundreds of seizures a week. More health related stories
Two years later.. she is largely seizure free.
The President of the American Epilepsy Society says seizures can come and go for no apparent reason.
And Colorado State doctors are concerned as well.
Dr. Larry Wolk, Director, Colorado Health Department: "Are we trading one malady, like seizures, for another potential malady like brain damage as a result of giving this child untested medication?"