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The problem was that the extent of benefit only seemed to lie in the same range as existing tablets for pain, including opiates.
Furthermore, research has linked early adolescent cannabis use with increased risk of later life psychosis.
This reduced her seizure frequency from nearly 50 convulsive seizures per day to two to three per month. Its use in adolescence is associated with lower IQ, likely linked to impaired activity and neural connectivity in brain regions that mediate alertness, self-conscious awareness, learning, inhibition, multi-tasking, and memory.
According to the Cannabis Trades Association UK, the number of cannabidiol (CBD) users has doubled over the past year skyrocketing from 125,000 to 250,000.
And, demand for the supplement has been met after Holland & Barrett started stocking a product by Dutch firm, Jacob Hooy, four weeks ago.
And certainly not if the benefits of marijuana over existing treatments are uncertain.
Those patients I mentioned – the teenagers who come to me with refractory epilepsy, and dozens of seizures each day – maybe one day they’ll be sitting across from me in clinic while I write a prescription for Charlotte’s Web.