Survey: Pediatric Oncology Providers Favor Marijuana For Pediatric Treatment

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director More than nine in ten pediatric oncology providers with opinions favor patients’ access to cannabis therapy, according to survey data provided this week at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Investigators from various US cancer treatment centers surveyed 654 pediatric…

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Study: CBD Oil ‘Highly Promising’ In Pediatric Epilepsy Treatment

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director The administration of cannabis oil extracts high in cannabidiol reduces seizure frequency in children with intractable epilepsy, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the journal Seizure. Israeli researchers retrospectively evaluated the effects of CBD oil in a multicenter cohort of…

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