Noted experts critically evaluate benefits of medical marijuana for treatment of epilepsy


Noted experts critically evaluate benefits of medical marijuana for treatment of epilepsy
Growing medical cannabis. Credit: Tilray

Although cannabis had been used for many centuries for treatment of seizure disorders, medical use became prohibited in the 20th century. However, with the loosening of laws regarding medical marijuana, research and clinical use of marijuana-derived substances are increasing. This has prompted the editors of Epilepsy Behavior to produce a special issue that presents an in-depth assessment of the potential of cannabinoids for the effective treatment of epilepsy. Cannabinoids are components of the

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