Category: "Cannabis Derived Medicine"

High-ratio CBD effective for seizure control in epilepsy, quality control a challenge

High-ratio CBD effective for seizure control in epilepsy, quality control a challenge

LAS VEGAS — Cannabinoids have been shown to effectively control seizures across the epilepsy spectrum; however, quality control of products remains a challenge, according to a presenter at BRAINWeek 2022. “We’re not really helped by the medical establishment, or government, or anybody else,” Jay Salpekar, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and neurology at Johns Hopkins University School […]

Avicanna collaborates with University of Toronto to expand its epilepsy research program

Avicanna collaborates with University of Toronto to expand its epilepsy research program

The commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company said Dr Mac Burnham’s team will explore efficacy of Avicanna’s drug candidates and its proprietary combination of cannabinoids in a pre-clinical model for seizures Avicanna Inc (TSX:AVCN, OTCQX:AVCNF) announced that it has expanded its research collaboration in field of epilepsy through a new partnership with the University of Toronto and Dr Mac […]

What Science Says About Epilepsy and Cannabis

What Science Says About Epilepsy and Cannabis

As medical and adult-use marijuana legalization continues to spread across the United States, some of the most vocal advocates have been epileptics and their families. Cannabis compounds, CBD in particular, have been identified as an alternative therapy for reducing or eliminating epileptic seizures. While some in the medical community remain unconvinced, some patients speak about […]

House Passes Bill to Expand Cannabis and CBD Research

House Passes Bill to Expand Cannabis and CBD Research

In late July, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 8454, the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (Research Expansion Act). A similar version of the bill, S. 253, passed the Senate earlier this year. The bill is expected to head to President Biden after the bills are reconciled. Among other things, the bill would ease […]

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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