Cannabis drug halves the risk of an epileptic fit in more than 40% of sufferers, study finds

  • Taking cannabidiol (CBD) with approved medications makes 10% seizure free
  • The dual treatment enables up to 26% to reduce their existing drugs’ doses 
  • CBD also makes 14% of patients feel more alert and better able to communicate
  • It is a cannabis-derived nutritional supplement that is linked to medical benefits
  • CBD does not contain any THC, which is what makes cannabis users ‘high’

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A supplement derived from cannabis halves the risk of suffering a seizure in 44 percent of epilepsy sufferers, new research suggests.

Taking cannabidiol (CBD) alongside the commonly-prescribed medication clobazam also makes 10

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