International Epilepsy Day Special: CBD for Epilepsy

Leafwell

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

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

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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

Leafwell

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?

FloridaMarijuana.net

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.

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

WeedAdvisor

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.”.

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

The Fresh Toast

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

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

Cannabis Law Report

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.

A New Treatment: CBD Oil For Autism?

Puff Puff Post

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?

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.

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

Canna Newswire

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

Epilepsy families angry at lack of access to medicinal cannabis

Weedistry

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.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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

Cannabis Cancer Treatment Shows Potential – Jamaican Medical Company

WeedAdvisor

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.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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”

Cannabis Law Report

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

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

Marijuanally

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.

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

MGC Pharma

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

MGC Pharma

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.

Meet the Creators of Separating the Strains

CannaTech

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?

Green Relief

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.

The Israeli Cannabis Reform: A Road Paved With Good Intentions

CannaTech

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.

Medical Cannabis Gains Support in Kentucky

MassRoots

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.

Breaking Down The Cannabis Plant

MGC Pharma

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.

Thailand: medical cannabis clinic opens in Korat

Cannabis Law Report

They include muscle pain from multiple sclerosis; epilepsy that can no longer be treated by modern medicine; and neuropathic pain and nausea caused by chemotherapy for cancer treatment. Some 100 people came to seek treatment in the first group and 500 in the second group.

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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.

‘Too costly, not enough evidence it works’, says UK in blow to cannabis campaigners

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cannabis treatments are too expensive and do not come with enough test evidence to be effective, UK authorities have said. It also said current treatments for adults suffering severe symptoms were “not cost effective”.

The Top Medical Cannabis Research of 2017

MGC Pharma

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.

Weekly cannabis news roundup

420 Clinic

With so much changing day-to-day with medical cannabis and the looming legalization date in Canada, it can be easy to miss some of the updates. We publish weekly recap blogs of the top stories from the cannabis world, so you can stay in the know. Sales of cannabis oil are growing, but the market remains dominated by the flower. Although there isn’t a ton of research on the medical uses of cannabis, there is some positive medical research about CBD and nausea.

Medical Cannabis Prescriptions in Canada

Medicinal Marijuana Association

CBD hemp treatments have shown great promise and effectiveness in helping people with a broad range of issues. For medical practitioners who offer CBD products as only one of many options, their lack of expertise can often times result in an inefficient treatment program.

Australia’s MGC to conduct medical cannabis driving trials

Cannabis Law Report

The report reveals… MGC Pharmaceuticals is set to kick off a controlled trial to discover if its medical cannabis product for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy has any impact on driving performance.

Top Global Cannabis Researchers to Gather in London for Medical Cannabis Research Symposium

Canna Newswire

Today the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) in partnership with the Jamaican Medical Cannabis Corporation (JMCC) announce their Global Medical Cannabis Research Symposium. A multinational panel of patients will share their first-hand treatment experiences with delegates.

Japanese Officials Approve Epidiolex For Clinical Trials

Cannabis Law Report

The trials, to be tightly controlled in a hospital environment, are exempted from Japan’s Cannabis Control Act, which bans cannabis compounds generally. Epidiolex was crafted as a treatment for two forms of childhood epilepsy. Medical Cannabis News

A Beginner’s Guide to the Positive Medical Effects of Cannabis

Canabo Medical Clinic

Like many Canadians, you’ve been hearing more about the positive medical effects of cannabis. Ongoing research in the field is discovering many exciting potential uses for cannabis in the realm of human health. With so much new research being published, it can be difficult to keep track of all the medical uses of medical cannabis being investigated. Pain Relief Is One of the Positive Medical Effects of Cannabis.

Weekly Cannabis News Roundup

420 Clinic

With so much changing day-to-day with medical cannabis and the looming legalization date in Canada, it can be easy to miss some of the updates. We publish weekly recap blogs of the top stories from the cannabis world, so you can stay in the know. News cycle for May 21 to 27, 2018: 420 Advisory Management attends Cannabis Europa. This past Tuesday, the inaugural Cannabis Europa was held at the Barbican in London.

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Cannabis: Good or Bad for Human Health  

Cannabis Law Report

According to a recent study published in the journal, Addiction found that use of marijuana/cannabis is increasing across the United States, though this rise is not connected to the legalization of marijuana in participating states. Epilepsy. CBD occurs in cannabis.

Research Company Says That NY Cannabis Market To Be Worth Over $US7 Billion By 2025

Cannabis Law Report

The New York cannabis market size is expected to reach USD 7.07 Cannabis sales are increasing due to its medical benefits, especially in the treatment of ailments such as chronic pain, mental disorders, and cancer. Grandview research writes.