Some people have turned to medical cannabis as an alternative to conventional pharmaceuticals when these fail. However, the scientific community has not yet arrived at any consensus regarding the efficacy of cannabis for the treatment of epilepsy. At Tilray, we have had the privilege of working with such patients, and in addition, we’re currently exploring ways to help the ongoing investigation into how medical cannabis could help people with epilepsy manage their symptoms.
Below, we present original research underway into the potential use of medical cannabis for epilepsy.
Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy: Current researchReport of a parent survey of cannabidiol-enriched cannabis use in pediatric treatment-resistant epilepsy
The case for assessing cannabidiol in epilepsy
Marijuana use and epilepsy
A Cannabis Derivative for Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy?
Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Epilepsy