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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.
Colorado State University researchers found that treating epileptic dogs with CBD greatly reduced their seizures.
There are now 17 states in the nation where children can legally use this drug as opposed to traditional epilepsy treatments. However, some of these laws are better than others.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine explored the potential for CBD combined with current medicine therapies to help patients with this severe form of epilepsy.
The FDA has made a big step forward with the approval of Epidiolex, the first approved medication derived directly from the cannabis plant.
On June 11, 12-year-old Billy Caldwell was stripped of his cannabis-based medication at Heathrow Airport.
The parents of a 15-year-old boy with near-constant seizures are fearing for their son’s life after the couple lost custody of the teen because they gave him marijuana to treat his condition.
You know marijuana laws are unjust when parents are jailed for six days and lose custody of a teenage son suffering from seizures.
Sir Patrick Stewart has emerged as a major advocate for a 6-year-old to gain access to medical marijuana.
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