CBD, Epilepsy and Cannabis

U of A part of study treating epileptic children with cannabis

Researchers are launching a study examining the efficacy and safety of treating children with severe epilepsy with marijuana products. As desperate parents of children with severe epilepsy turn to alternative therapies, researchers are launching a study examining the efficacy and safety of treating seizures with medical marijuana products. ‚ÄúParents are becoming more aware of the… Read More U of A part of study treating epileptic children with cannabis

CBD, Contraindications

CBD-Drug Interactions: Role of Cytochrome P450

Cannabidiol is a safe, non-intoxicating, and non-addictive cannabis compound with significant therapeutic attributes, but CBD-drug interactions may be problematic in some cases. At sufficient dosages, CBD will temporarily deactivate cytochrome P450 enzymes, thereby altering how we metabolize a wide range of compounds. With cannabidiol (CBD) poised to become widely available in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and herbal… Read More CBD-Drug Interactions: Role of Cytochrome P450