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Cannabis drug cuts seizures in childhood epilepsy

10:14 EDT 22 Jun 2017 | Pharmaceutical Journal

Cannabidiol shows promise in reducing the frequency of convulsive seizures in patients with Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy.

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