Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients

Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients

Published on Sep 4, 2014

Matt Figi, Charlotte Figi

A groundbreaking clinical trial may provide some answers to medical marijuana as a seizure treatment

In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Colorado, Denver will study the genes of those with a kind of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome who have been treated with a strain of medical marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web. The study will attempt to determine if specific genetic components can explain why some epilepsy patients see positive results from ingesting Charlotte’s Web, while other

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