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In this Wednesday, May 11, 2016 photo, Dr. Gretchen Von Allmen, left, a pediatric neurologist, at Memorial Hermann and a University of Texas Health Science Center Houston professor studying epilepsy visits with patient Travis Johnson, center, his mother Cindy Johnson Kercheval, second from right, and his sister Laura Kercheval, in Houston. Travis was diagnosed with a genetic form of epilepsy at 18 months and has undergone numerous medical procedures including brain surgery to help control his seizures. In July 2015 his mother considered trying cannabidiol or CBD oil, derived from the hemp plant, to further help her son gain some control of his seizures. CBD oil is currently undergoing drug trials and therefore is not a prescribed method in the treatment of epilepsy. Allmen hopes she can prescribe CBD to her patients in the near future. (Kin Man Hui/The San Antonio Express-News via AP) RUMBO DE SAN ANTONIO OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

In this Wednesday, May 11, 2016 photo, Dr. Gretchen Von Allmen, left, a pediatric neurologist, at Memorial Hermann and a University of Texas Health Science Center Houston professor studying epilepsy visits with patient Travis Johnson, center, his mother Cindy Johnson Kercheval, second from right, and his sister Laura Kercheval, in Houston. Travis was diagnosed with a genetic form of epilepsy at 18 months and has undergone numerous medical procedures including brain surgery to help control his seizures. In July 2015 his mother considered trying cannabidiol or CBD oil, derived from the hemp plant, to further help her son gain some control of his seizures. CBD oil is currently undergoing drug trials and therefore is not a prescribed method in the treatment of epilepsy. Allmen hopes she can prescribe CBD to her patients in the near future. (Kin Man Hui/The San Antonio Express-News via AP) RUMBO DE SAN ANTONIO OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

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