Cannabis to be tested in kids with severe epilepsy

Researchers at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children are poised to begin a clinical trial using cannabis extracts to treat children with severe epilepsy whose seizures can't be controlled with existing medications. "There are severe developmental, cognitive, behavioural, and motor delays that happen when children have uncontrolled epilepsy," said Catherine Jacobson, director of clinical research at Tilray, a B.C.-based medicinal marijuana producer that will be providing the oral CBD-THC preparation for the clinical trial.

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