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Child Protective Services called on parents treating kid with CBD oil for epilepsy

Indiana allows CBD oil for epilepsy, but the girl’s particular form of epilepsy is not protected.

Child Protective Services Called On Parents Treating Kid With CBD Oil For Epilepsy
Jaelah Jerger (L) and Vala Jerger (R) (Photo courtesy of Lelah Jerger via Facebook

It all began last August. Even though the laws in Indiana for cannabis are strict, the Jergers knew there were certain laws permitting CBD oil use for epilepsy patients. Concerned about the side-effects of antiepileptic drug Keppra, they decided to try CBD oil to help with their daughter Jaelah’s seizures, ordering it from a company in Colorado. Then, unexpectedly, Child Protective Services showed up at their door.

“I still have nightmares about (their visit),” Lelah Jerger, Jaelah’s mom, told PEOPLE magazine. “I have anxiety about it and I keep my doors locked. The…

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