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British Epilepsy Association Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“There is no real evidence to suggest that marijuana has any definite adverse effects on people’s epilepsy.”

Mar. 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“British Epilepsy Association (BEA) acts as a voice for the UK’s estimated 420,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their families, friends, carers, health professionals and a whole host of other people on whose lives epilepsy makes an impact.”

Mission:

“We want to meet the identified needs of all people with epilepsy and those with an interest in the condition.”

Other:
U.K. nonprofit
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Epilepsy (Seizures)?