Category Archives: cbd treatments for epilepsy

CBD Superior to Placebo, Similar to AEDs for Managing Epilepsy Syndromes – Neurology Advisor
10 Jan
6:44

CBD Superior to Placebo, Similar to AEDs for Managing Epilepsy Syndromes – Neurology Advisor

January 10, 2019 Share this content: Cannabinoids appeared more effective than placebo and similarly efficacious as other antiepileptic drugs for managing pediatric patients with Dravet syndrome and Lennox–Gastaut syndrome. Cannabinoids (CBDs) demonstrated superior efficacy to placebo and similar efficacy to that of other antiepileptic drugs for managing Dravet syndrome and […]

The Real Deal on CBD Oil – New Jersey Monthly
10 Jan
3:44

The Real Deal on CBD Oil – New Jersey Monthly

Illustration by Veronica Grech. Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is suddenly everywhere. It can be found on shelves in health stores and as an ingredient in smoothies, lattes, lotions and shampoos. The marketed benefits of the cannabis-based elixir strike all the right wellness buzzwords: anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-anxiety, antipsychotic, anti-aging, […]

Weed was ablaze in 2018; 2019 could burn even brighter – Finfeed
10 Jan
8:35

Weed was ablaze in 2018; 2019 could burn even brighter – Finfeed

2018 was a pivotal year for pot, with both the legalisation and legitimisation of the drug gathering steam. Beginning with Australia giving the green light to cannabis exports, and ending with the New Zealand government announcing it will hold a referendum on recreational pot legalisation in the next general election […]

More Than Half of Medical Marijuana Users in a Study Drove While High – ConsumerReports.org
10 Jan
5:34

More Than Half of Medical Marijuana Users in a Study Drove While High – ConsumerReports.org

Tatiana Ogourtsova, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow who works at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine, Paediatrics, also says the relationship between medical marijuana use and driving was complicated.  Ogourtsova co-authored a study published in October that found marijuana causes an increased risk of crashes among young drivers, even […]

Epileptic girl, 2, who has been prescribed medicinal cannabis still can’t get it on the NHS – leaving her father paying £1,000 a month for a private supply – iNews
09 Jan
10:25

Epileptic girl, 2, who has been prescribed medicinal cannabis still can’t get it on the NHS – leaving her father paying £1,000 a month for a private supply – iNews

In brief Jorga Emerson nearly died after a 17-hour seizure She was first child to be prescribed cannabis on NHS after law change However, family faced supply problems and are paying for it privately The father of an epileptic girl prescribed medicinal cannabis must pay £1,000 a month privately. The […]

Cannabis-based Drug Treatment for Epilepsy Approved – The Harvest Investor
09 Jan
12:15

Cannabis-based Drug Treatment for Epilepsy Approved – The Harvest Investor

Cannabis-based treatments make a breakthrough after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the prescription cannabidiol medicine. A drug Epidiolex is a formulation of cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD, which is used to treat different kinds of epilepsy. Epidiolex helps patients with Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome during the treatment […]

Proceedings of the Cannabinoids in Epilepsy Therapy Workshop – Epilepsy Foundation
09 Jan
9:17

Proceedings of the Cannabinoids in Epilepsy Therapy Workshop – Epilepsy Foundation

Huizenga MN, Fureman BE, Soltesz I, Stella N. Epilepsy & Behavior, 85 (2018): 237-242. In October 2017, the Epilepsy Foundation helped host the Cannabinoids in Epilepsy Therapy workshop. This workshop brought together researchers, clinicians, and advocates for people with epilepsy to discuss the science on how cannabinoids control seizures and identify […]

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil – BeautyMatter
09 Jan
2:04

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil – BeautyMatter

Cannabis and related products have been quite popular in recent years—not only for the high that most people experience, but also for a host of other medical reasons. We take a closer look at CBD oil and the benefits it provides. What Is CBD Oil? CBD is short for cannabidiol. […]

CBD: Legality of substance is confusing – Daily Journal Online
08 Jan
5:34

CBD: Legality of substance is confusing – Daily Journal Online

A recent raid at the Peace of Mind store in Park Hills has left many businesses, customers and community members questioning what Cannabidiol or CBD actually is and if it is actually illegal. Many CBD products advertise that is legal in all 50 states, but what makes it legal or […]

Legal marijuana industry toasts banner year – Q13 News Seattle
08 Jan
2:37

Legal marijuana industry toasts banner year – Q13 News Seattle

PORTLAND, Ore. — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S. marketplace, conservative Utah and Oklahoma embraced medical marijuana, and the […]