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Transdermal CBD and Fragile X Syndrome

The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and initial efficacy of a transdermal CBD gel in a pediatric population with Fragile X Syndrome

The safety, tolerability, and effectiveness of "PTL-101", an oral CBD formulation

The centuries-old appreciation of the potent therapeutic properties and favorable safety profile of the Cannabis plant family has brought to a recent surge in research efforts to leverage it toward treatment of epilepsy, particularly, refractory epilepsy.

The Pharmaceutical Industry and Medicinal Cannabis

The Pharmaceutical industry is entering the cannabis space, by swapping patients for patents. But what are the impacts of such a takeover?

Medicinal Cannabis Poses Unique Testing Challenges

Besides regulatory uncertainties, medical cannabis labs contend with multiple active components, formulations, routes of administration, and indications.

Cannabidiol-based treatment receives marketing approval from EMA

The European Medicines Agency's (EMA) human medicines committee had cleared the cannabidiol oral solution, Epidiolex, for use to treat seizures.

Cannabis and Pediatric Epilepsy

Since the passing of the Australian Federal government’s Narcotic Drugs Amendment Bill in February 2016, much has been done, both here and overseas, to investigate the anticonvulsant activity of the Cannabis genus.

CBD and genetic testing provide hope for ‘intractable’ epilepsy in children

Advances in genetic testing technology have allowed for more genetic mutations to be identified in children with epilepsy

Are Flavonoids are the next step in medical cannabis research?

Studies are only just getting off the ground but “cannflavin” (cannabis flavonoids) research is already raising hopes that we might one day have a whole new way to treat pain.

Cannabis oil can reduce seizures in kids, a Canadian university study suggests

The University of Saskatchewan has been conducting research on kids with epilepsy, using controlled amounts of medicinal cannabis oil. During the trials 7 kids were studied and 3 of them stopped having seizures completely during the study.

Cannabis shows promise as a potential antibiotic treatment

A chemical found in cannabis plants - that is safe to ingest and doesn't make you high - has the potential to become a powerful new kind of antibiotic, Research finds it has potential as an antibiotic