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Study: Cannabis Oil Reduces Seizures, Improves Quality of Life, in Those with Dravet Syndrome

According to a new study, cannabis oil (containing both CBD and THC) is effective in reducing seizure counts and improving quality of life measures in those with Dravet Syndrome. The study, titled A prospective open-label trial of a CBD/THC cannabis oil in dravet syndrome, was published by the journal¬†Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology.¬† According …

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Largest Study Ever on Cannabis and Epilepsy Finds it Can Help Treat the Condition

The largest study ever conducted on cannabis and epilepsy was presented this week at the American Epilepsy Society’s annual meeting in Philadelphia. For the study, 313 children from 16 different epilepsy centers around the United States were put on a regimen of the cannabis compound cannabidiol. After a three-month period, 261 of these children had …

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Mississippi Medical Cannabis Law Now In Effect

Mississippi House Bill 1231, a measure legalizing cannabis extracts for medical purposes, has officially taken effect as of July 1st. Under the new law, which was sign by the state’s governor on April 21st, the possession and use of low-THC cannabis extracts – such as cannabis oil and tincture – is legal for those with …

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