In patients with rare forms of epilepsy, artisanal CBD increased seizures while pharmaceutical CBD caused seizure reduction.
While families struggle to understand the risks and benefits of THC, some are moving to try CBD or cannabidiol.
Leading marijuana researchers now believe a cannabis compound could treat autism symptoms.
CBD derivatives have been shown to be effective in reducing seizures, but it was not until last year that the FDA approved a CBD drug for childhood epilepsy, called Epidiolex.
Published in the highly regarded Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week, Morris’ op-ed documents how medical institutions have failed to teach clinicians how cannabis could help their patients.
Scientists in Israel appear to have uncovered definitive proof that medical marijuana can help autistic kids deal with the worst of their symptoms and live a better quality of life.
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Results of the study found that between 70-90% of legal marijuana products contained THC levels higher than 15%.
The US Food and Drug Administration gave approval for a free-standing wheelchair that offered a different model of accessibility for those diagnosed as a quadriplegic.