Visit the Augusta Chronicle’s multimedia look at Preston Weaver, the 7-year-old who was the first child enrolled in a clinical trial here involving a marijuana-based oil drug.
NBC TV station WMGT 41in Macon aired a special report on this clinical trial that began in December at GRU.
The reporter interviewed Drs. Yong Park and Michael Diamond, as well as Valerie Weaver of Augusta, the mother of Preston – the first patient in the state to received the marijuana-based drug Epidiolex to find out if it will help is intractable epileptic seizures.
The Augusta Chronicle and WRDW-TV News 12 spoke briefly to Valerie Weaver about her son Preston, the first child in Georgia participating in the clinical trial of cannibinoid oil for the treatment of intractable seizures, during his first follow-up appointment at Children’s Hospital of Georgia on Jan. 27.
Watch Ch. 12 story below.