CBD oil cut seizures in half for kids with Dravet syndrome

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There’s new data supporting the use of Epidiolex — the first cannabidiol CBD medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — to help curb a form of epilepsy. The research found that the drug reduced seizures by nearly half in children with Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe form of the neurological disorder. The FDA approved Epidiolex last fall for the treatment of Dravet syndrome and another rare but severe form of childhood epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

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