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Epilepsy

Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug Concerns Parents

June 19, 2018

Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant. (June 19)

Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive FDA Review

April 18, 2018

A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday. (April 17)

Medical Marijuana Aids Some Kids With Epilepsy

May 24, 2017

A clinical study on children in the United States, the UK and other parts of Europe claims medicine made from marijuana can dramatically cut the number of seizures experienced by children with a severe form of epilepsy. (May 24)

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