A new law legalizes cannabis oil to help some Texans who have intractable epilepsy. If plans move forward, cannabis oil could be available for some epileptic Texans by late 2017.

FORT WORTH - Karley Davis has good days and bad days. On the good ones, Karley, nearly 4, has a dozen small seizures that can be controlled with medicine.

On the bad ones, she may have 100 seizures, some so strong they can’t be controlled by heavy “rescue” drugs, and she has to be rushed to the hospital.

“We haven’t really seen any improvement,” Jeff Davis, her Fort Worth father, said softly. But Davis and his wife, Shawna, say they believe help is just around the corner.

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Anna M. Tinsley ~ Fort Worth Star-Telegram ~

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