A preliminary study continues to support evidence that CBD can be used as an alternative method to treat different kinds of seizures.
While families struggle to understand the risks and benefits of THC, some are moving to try CBD or cannabidiol.
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.
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