Will Marijuana for Sick Kids Get Government to Rethink Weed?

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC (05/15) – For years, opponents of legalizing medical marijuana have built their case on the most powerful of political maxims: Think about the children. But today it’s the suffering of children that might eventually compel the federal government to relax its stance. Thousands of kids across the United States are afflicted with Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, rare forms of childhood-onset epilepsy that can cause dozens, even hundreds, of severe seizures each day. Conventional drugs have been ineffective. Last year, however, the FDA approved a clinical trial of Epidiolex, a drug made from cannabidiol (CBD)—one of 85 active chemical compounds, called cannabinoids, in marijuana. Read more

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  1. Thanks for important informations.

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    reduce ones cognitive functions. Its legalization may produce many bad
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    So we needs to prevent it and establish proper treatment for addicted one.

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