Articles tagged with "epilepsy"
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Everything Canadians need to know about CBDLeafly Canada Staff - Published on December 20, 2019Read more
Learn everything you need to know about CBD in Canada, from emerging science to specific health applications, to laws around possession, use, and more.
NHS approves CBD drugs for the first timeDaniel Bettridge - Published on December 10, 2019Read more
In a landmark decision, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has approved two CBD drugs for the first time.
What’s Next for Epidiolex Maker GW PharmaceuticalsBen Adlin - Published on June 28, 2018Read more
Leafly spoke with VP Stephen Schultz about the significance of FDA approval, when Epidiolex might become available to patients, and what’s coming next from the drugmaker.
FDA Approves Epidiolex, a Marijuana-Based CBD Drug for SeizuresThe Associated Press - Published on June 25, 2018Read more
The Food and Drug Administration approved Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of epilepsy that begin in childhood. But it’s not quite medical marijuana.
Autism and Cannabis: Here’s What the Science SaysTricia Romano - Published on June 20, 2018Read more
Colorado’s governor rejected it as a medical marijuana condition, but a few states allow it. The science is promising, but not conclusive.
Confiscation of CBD Oil Sparks Backlash, Putting Pressure on UK OfficialsChris Roberts - Published on June 18, 2018Read more
Observers say law enforcement’s confiscation of CBD oil used to treat a boy’s epilepsy could prove to be a tipping point for legalization.
Study Finds CBD Drug Epidiolex Reduces Seizures by 42%Ryan Basen - Published on May 16, 2018Read more
High daily doses of CBD significantly reduced seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Cannabis-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From US AgencyThe Associated Press - Published on April 19, 2018Read more
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 ProhibitionSara Brittany Somerset - Published on February 20, 2018Read more
A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.
Mimicking Birds’ Adam Trachsel Explains CBD for Brain Cancer and SeizuresLeafly Podcasts - Published on February 12, 2018Read more
Cannabidiol helped the indie rock bassist take less meds and get back to 💯.