A new clinical trial of medical cannabis is slated to begin next month. A cannabis based drug will be used to treat children with severe forms of epilepsy such as Dravet syndrome. The impressive anti-seizure effects of cannabis on sufferers of Dravet syndrome was recently featured in the Sanjay Gupta documentary “Weed.”
For more information read the full article from the united patient group. It’s becoming harder and harder to make the case that Marijuana is a drug with “no medical application.” At least we are working on a powerful new treatment for some of the people who need it the very most.