International Epilepsy Day Special: CBD for Epilepsy


As it’s International Epilepsy Day, we here at Leafwell thought to write a post on the use of cannabinoids for epilepsy. The past few years have seen a huge surge in interest in using cannabis – in particular, the cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD) – for epilepsy.

Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Meta-Analysis

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From climate denial to cannabis prohibition, the demand for absolute scientific certainty is a call for inaction. How about not enough to eliminate all uncertainties, but enough to recommend medical treatment or change policy

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Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Meta-Analysis

Project CBD

From climate denial to cannabis prohibition, the demand for absolute scientific certainty is a call for inaction. How about not enough to eliminate all uncertainties, but enough to recommend medical treatment or change policy

Alexis Bortell, Epilepsy and the Fight to Legalize Cannabis


When we first met Alexis Bortell, she was just 11 years-old and had gone 866 days seizure-free thanks to the help of cannabis. Alexis suffers from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare, treatment-resistant form of epilepsy.

How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

The Epilepsy Foundation defines epilepsy as a chronic condition of the brain which causes seizures and affects 65 million people worldwide. One in 26 people will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. It is not fully known the genetic origins of epilepsy or if the condition is hereditary. There is no cure for epilepsy and it affects children and older adults than any other group. Cannabinoids are compounds in cannabis that target cells in the body.

Cannabis in Cancer Treatment: Research and Medications

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As cannabis legalisation spreads, research has found considerable use in for cannabis in medicine. One particularly promising area of research is in the treatment of cancer. Cancer patients suffer not only from cancer, but the damaging effects of treatment.

A New Treatment: CBD Oil For Autism?

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A sample of 120 patients aged between 5 and 29 years old with mild to severe autism are currently being given two different cannabis oil formulas or placebo. The Current Treatments for Autism. CBD Oil For Autism: How Can Cannabis Help?

GW suffers major blow as US sinks bid to patent cannabinoids for epilepsy

Cannabis Law Report

British firm GW Pharmaceuticals is licking its wounds after US judges tossed out its attempt to patent multiple cannabinoids for epilepsy treatment following an eight-year battle.

How Medical Marijuana Treats Epilepsy

Otherside Farms

One area which is now widely talked about is how marijuana treats epilepsy. Marijuana in treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological condition which causes one to have seizures. The use of marijuana in epilepsy has been there for a long time.

CBD, Autism and Epilepsy – What you Need to Know

Otherside Farms

This does mean, however, that there is still no cure for ASD, and any treatment that is given is mainly to treat its symptoms. ASD and Epilepsy. There is a strong link between ASD and epilepsy. Help for people with ASD and Epilepsy. CBD and Epilepsy.

How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy

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How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy Pet Behavior Science journal published a study this year that showed CBD treatment might be able to help dogs suffering from the symptoms of epilepsy, including seizures. The post How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Featured Medical Marijuana News CBD dogs Epilepsy pets

Huge Win for Epilepsy Patient as D.C. Lifts Ban on Medical Marijuana in Schools


It then be logical to assume that children with prescriptions would be allowed to consume medical cannabis in school. law makes it legal for minors to qualify for medical marijuana treatment, but the law is silent when it comes to being used in schools.”.

GW’s Cannabis-Based Epilepsy Drug Set For European Approval

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Knowledge, attitudes and policies regarding medical cannabis and cannabis-based drugs are changing. Cannabidiol-based treatment receives marketing approval from EMA. the drug became the first cannabis-based medicine to be approved in the United States.

Epilepsy families angry at lack of access to medicinal cannabis


Families of children with epilepsy say they are devastated after being denied prescriptions for medicinal cannabis. A law change on 1 November was designed to allow a small number of patients to be prescribed cannabis-based products by specialist doctors in the UK. People who suffer from conditions such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis have long claimed that cannabis-based products can help manage their conditions.

Innovative Treatment for Seizures Released by Nature’s Grace and Wellness & JC Pharma Inc

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have reached a much- anticipated agreement that will make a groundbreaking, new seizure treatment available to the public. have designed a new intranasal treatment that provides a faster delivery method than other common seizure treatments. MEDICAL CANNABIS PHARMACEUTICALS

CBD For Children: Should You Consider Treatment Of CBD For Kids?


CBD for children is the latest discovery in medicine that slowly pushes other treatments aside and takes the well-deserved reputation. Let’s first uncover some basics into the treatment with CBD for kids. CBD-rich cannabis strain via pixabay. News on CBD for children treatments.

Cannabis Cancer Treatment Shows Potential – Jamaican Medical Company


For decades, marijuana for cancer treatment seemed out of the question. But with countries like Canada and Uruguay have legalized cannabis entirely, and the U.S. Recently, the Jamaica-based Apollon Medical Formularies made a discovery that might bring hope to those undergoing cancer treatment. The Endocannabinoid System in Cannabis Cancer Treatment. Put simply, using cannabis rather than chemotherapy is like using precision weaponry over mass bombing.

Haaretz Analysis Israel Health Ministry Pushing to Subsidize Cannabis for Autistic Children, Adults With medical marijuana prices expected to soar, ministry aiming to set price limits for treatment, but it remains unclear who would cover costs

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The Israeli Health Ministry is spearheading a move aimed at setting a maximal price for medicinal cannabis for children and adults with autism, who are treated with this drug on a regular basis. With severely autistic children, cannabis use is well recognized. Medical Cannabis News

Specialist Doctors Launch Sapphire Medical Clinic, UK’s First Medicinal Cannabis Clinic to Treat Full Range of Health Issues Including Childhood Epilepsy

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Dr Mikael Sodergren , Managing Director and Academic Lead at Sapphire Medical Clinics said: “Medicinal cannabis is a new and exciting field. But it is important that access to it is delivered in a way that fits in with other treatment options.

Thailand: Press Release Thailand Govt Pharma Organization “Pharmaceutical Organization, Department of Medical Cooperation, Research on Medical Marijuana Extracts For cancer patients with neurodegenerative epilepsy And nervous pain”

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The Pharmaceutical Organization, Department of Medical Affairs, signed a joint research on standard quality medical marijuana extracts for patients with chemo-allergic cancer, epilepsy, muscle contraction in patients with deteriorating nerve sheaths. Medical Cannabis News

What will unrestricted access to Medicinal Cannabis look like in Australia?

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What will unrestricted access to Medicinal Cannabis look like in Australia? A word from Ron Lipsky, Manager of Business Development and International Relations at MGC Pharmaceuticals Right now in Australia, access to Cannabis-based treatments is heavily restricted.

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CannEpil™ — The first product from MGC Pharma

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CannEpil™ is CBD-based medication that is used as a treatment for people with refractory epilepsy. We have been working hard testing the effects of CBD on patients with epilepsy, with our advisory team, Professor Uri Kramer and Professor David Neubauer, for the past two years.

How Does Medical Marijuana Treat Seizures?

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Does medical cannabis treat seizures? Image by Julia Teichmann from Pixabay : How does medical cannabis treat seizures? Once Charlotte started using the specially formulated cannabis oil, the number of seizures she suffered reduced dramatically.

Meet the Creators of Separating the Strains


I’m a DJ by night and a Cannabis/Epilepsy activist by day. This project has become a real obsession so anything about me will always end up with a conversation about cannabis and/or epilepsy. How is your family handling your journey as a medical cannabis advocate?

How Does CBD Affect the Endocannabinoid System?

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For example, the medical community has already identified that THC can be an effective treatment for multiple ailments, including the side effects of chemo. How Does CBD Affect the Endocannabinoid System?

5 Different Ways of Using CBD for Cancer Treatment

Otherside Farms

In the past, there was a lot of controversies when you hear something related to cannabis. People use it for treating epilepsy, withdrawal symptoms, or joint pain. The post 5 Different Ways of Using CBD for Cancer Treatment appeared first on Medical Marijuana Blog.

Rationale for Genetically Guided Cannabis Therapy

Green Relief

My knowledge of Epigenetics has has since crossed over another area of passion: medical cannabis therapy. As you may have already guessed, the subject of genetically guided cannabis therapy is very cutting edge and a bit complex. Cannabis, COMT and psychotic experiences.

Singapore Issues First & Only Medical Cannabis Prescription

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A young girl with a drug-resistant form of epilepsy is believed to be the first and only patient in Singapore who has been given approval to use cannabis-derived medication. First S’pore case of cannabis-derived medication allowed. Medical Cannabis News

Breaking Down The Cannabis Plant

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A Cannabis plant is made up of 400 different chemicals that have physical and psychoactive effects when consumed together. In this blog, I will introduce the prominent chemicals found in the Cannabis plant, as well as how they interact with the human body.

Medical Cannabis Gains Support in Kentucky


Legislation to legalize medical cannabis cleared the Kentucky House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. House Bill 136 was overwhelmingly approved in a vote of 16 to one after committee members heard from constituents who suffer from health problems such as epilepsy and chronic pain.

The Israeli Cannabis Reform: A Road Paved With Good Intentions


Israel’s Ministry of Health Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA), locally known as Yakar, recently enacted reforms to medical cannabis regulation. The main goal of the reform is to ease bureaucratic hurdles for patients and to improve the quality and consistency of medical cannabis.

Is Florida Friendly to Cannabis Consumers?


For cannabis consumers who are either full-time residents, snowbirds or just visiting the Sunshine State for a tropical vacation this holiday season, what can they expect to find? The state has 2,200 certified doctors under the medical cannabis program. .

UPDATE: CannEpil™ production has officially commenced

MGC Pharma

CBD-based treatment for people with Refractory Epilepsy?—?is According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are approximately 50 million people currently living with a form of Epilepsy throughout the world, and of those 50 million, 30% have Refractory Epilepsy.

BBC UK Report – Families protest over NHS medical cannabis rules

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The families of severely epileptic children have held a protest criticising the NHS for failing to prescribe medical cannabis. The law changed in 2018, allowing doctors to legally prescribe cannabis for some serious conditions. Medical Cannabis NewsThe BBC writes.

The Top Medical Cannabis Research of 2017

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The Top Medical Cannabis Research of 2017 A word from Ron Lipsky, Manager of Business Development and International Relations at MGC Pharmaceuticals MGC Pharma is still riding off the success of 2017 as we progress into 2018, with many exciting developments on the horizon.