A seven-year-old with a rare form of epilepsy has made an “amazing” recovery after beginning a medicinal cannabis oil treatment, her family said.
Medicinal cannabis could offer patients significant relief from intractable epilepsy, but cost and access barriers remain, a review has found.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a groundbreaking bill to reduce barriers and expand scientific research into medical cannabis, a move that could be critical to convincing Republican lawmakers to support broader marijuana reform.
Rodrigo Martín was told by oncologists in Costa Rica that the cancer in his head had metastasized and that he had six months to live.
The new regulation also orders insurance providers to cover cannabis products prescribed by doctors.
Britain is set to see the greatest cannabis medical market growth rate in Europe between 2020-2025.