Children’s Hospital in Colorado to Conduct 3-Year Study on Cannabis for Epilepsy

AURORA, COLORADO – During this spring, Dr. Kelly Knupp, a pediatric epilepsy specialist, and her colleagues will be conducting a three-year, $500,000 observational study at Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colorado.

Three-Year Cannabis Study Set To Begin This Spring

knuppThere has been a lot of recent buzz surrounding the success of medical marijuana in the treatment of childhood epilepsy.Many parents are claiming that medical marijuana has significantly reduced both their children’s seizures frequency and intensity. Because of this, families with children like Charlotte Figi are making the move to MMJ-friendly states, like Colorado, desperate to find an alternative treatment for their child’s severe epileptic disorders.

“Many of these children have very poorly controlled epilepsy and can be pretty fragile from a medical stand point. I think it is our responsibility as professionals to answer this question.” – Dr. Knupp


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