Epilepsy

Senator Eric Schmitt with his wife Jaime and their three children, Stephen, Sophia, and Olivia (Photo: schmittforsenate.com)

Mo. Senator Fights for Hemp Oil Bill for Severe Epilepsy Patients

Mo. Sen. Eric Schmitt pushes for a hemp oil bill that potentially could help severe epilepsy patients, including his son.

05/06/2014

Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Cannabis Extract Bill

The vote came after Sen. Eric Schmitt gave an impassioned speech about his son, who has epilepsy.

05/01/2014

Photo: AFP/Getty/Juan Mabromata

Missouri House Passes Cannabis Extract Legislation

The bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.

04/24/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Nixon Signs Mo. Special-Needs Scholarships Bill

The measure requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to seek grants and donations to be used for the scholarships.

07/11/2013

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