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Cannabinoids, hippocampal excitability and efficacy for the treatment of epilepsy.

By June 6, 2019 June 10th, 2019 No Comments
2019 Jun 6. pii: S0163-7258(19)30109-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2019.06.002.
[Epub ahead of print]


Interest in cannabis and its related cannabinoids THC and CBD for use as anti-convulsant therapy has been progressively increasing. While the destigmatization of cannabis and cannabis related research have progressed in the last few decades, there are still many questions that remain answered. This review seeks to summarize the progress made in cannabis research in the past four decades and to identify possible directions for future research that are critical for the development of cannabinoid-based therapy in epilepsy.

KEYWORDS: (9)THC, Cannabidiol, Cannabis, Epilepsy, Hippocampus, Therapy

PMID: 31176695
DOI: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2019.06.002

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