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Family testifies for legalized medicinal cannabis to treat son’s epilepsy

Pictured are Gavin and Kiley Klug with their son Owen, and Rep. J. Basil Dannebohm. From Odin, the Klugs were in Topeka Wednesday to testify in support of medicinal cannabis which they believe will help Owen control his epileptic seizures.

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TOPEKA – Seven-year-old Owen Klug suffers from a severe form of epilepsy and endures dozens of seizures every day.
“It’s been pretty devastating,” said Owen’s mother Kiley Klug. With each attack, Owen loses ground.
For now, he remains a full-time first grader at Eisenhower Elementary School in Great Bend. But, “his development really involves seizure control,” Kiley said.
Kiley and her husband Gavin Klug believe this control can come from medicinal marijuana, more specifically, the cannabis oil extracted from it. “With this, he can thrive and progress,” Kiley said.
The Odin couple was at the Statehouse in Topeka Wednesday ...

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