A particular strain of cannabis oil is showing remarkable benefits for children with severe epilepsy.
An early study suggests that the drug is safe, well-tolerated and effective.
Children with two of the most severe forms of epilepsy can suffer scores of seizures each day, as well as long-term physical and cognitive problems.
Medical marijuana research is at an all-time “high” these days and more states are moving toward legalizing the drug for its potential health benefits.
A groundbreaking study from Israel has documented the superior therapeutic properties of whole plant CBD-rich Cannabis extract as compared to synthetic, single-molecule cannabidiol (CBD).
Retherford became interested in the potential of cannabidiol oil when he got reacquainted with the Benton family, the subject of an Enquirer story last year.
The Iowa Board of Pharmacy met Monday to discuss a request to re-classify marijuana.
Brazil will soon look into the possibility of legalizing the use of a marijuana derivative to treat people suffering from severe seizures.
They're looking particularly at cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychotropic compound in pot.
Utah has issued its first registration cards Tuesday morning under a limited medical marijuana program allowing those with severe epilepsy to possess a low-potency extract.