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epilepsy

Study Finds CBD Drug Epidiolex Reduces Seizures by 42%

High daily doses of CBD significantly reduced seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Cannabis-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US Agency

British drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals is seeking permission to sell its purified form of CBD as a medication for seizures in children.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

A Parent’s Guide to Pediatric Seizures and Cannabinoid Medicine

You’ve read the research. You’ve talked with other parents. And you’ve decided to try cannabis for pediatric epilepsy. What is the best way to set up a dosing regimen for your child that will be most effective?

What Are the Risks and Benefits of Treating Pediatric Seizures With Cannabinoid Medicine?

This guide helps parents exploring whether to treat their child's pediatric seizures with medical cannabis understand the risks, potential benefits, current scientific studies, and more.

The Top CBD Cannabis Studies of 2017

From benefits in epilepsy, autism, and beyond, here are some of 2017’s biggest medicinal cannabis news stories that focused on cannabidiol (CBD).

Study Finds Epilepsy Patients Feel Better After Daily CBD Regimen

Patients consumed CBD daily, dosed to their weight. More reported feeling better at the end of one year.

‘Human Rights? Lay Off, That Is None of Your Business’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Philippines President Duterte dismisses those pesky human rights violations, a 12-year old girl/badass sues Jeff Sessions, a former wrestler verbally bodyslams some nosy cops, and more.

Medical Cannabis Advocate to Talk CBD at World Health Organization

Medical marijuana advocate Raúl Elizalde will share how CBD has helped his family and others before the World Health Organization’s International Drug Scheduling Convention in Geneva, Switzerland.

Government Will Provide Patients With CBD Products for Treatment in Mexico

The State of Mexico's Health Ministry has begun to provide patients with CBD hemp oil, acknowledging the promise of medical marijuana for treating conditions such as epilepsy.

Cannabis Pharmaceutical Epidiolex Aids Children With Epilepsy, Study Finds

A medicine made from cannabis but that does not get you high reduced seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy, according to a new study.

High School Athlete With Epilepsy Fights to Bring CBD Oil on Campus

17-year-old CJ Harris, a senior-to-be at Warner Robins High School in central Georgia, has to meet his dad, Curtis Harris, at lunch every day.

The Fate of Victoria’s First Legal Cannabis Crop

Victoria, Australia’s first state to legalize medical cannabis, harvested its first crop last year. Here's where it's headed.

Argentina Legalizes Medical Cannabis, Creates Research Program With Free Access

The legislation legalizes cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes and creates a research program for free patient access.

Cannabis and Epilepsy Treatment

Learn more about epilepsy, and explore some of the research that explains why cannabis works so well for treating the associated seizures.

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