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Epilepsy Society welcomes European approval of medicinal cannabis for severe childhood epilepsies

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Epilepsy Society's medical director Professor Ley Sander has cautiously welcomed a decision by the European Commission to approve Epidyolex in the treatment of two severe childhood epilepsies.

Why NICE is right to be cautious about recommending medicinal cannabis for two childhood epilepsy syndromes

Why NICE is right to be cautious about recommending medicinal cannabis for two childhood epilepsy syndromes. Our medical director, Professor Ley Sander writes.

Clinically trialled medicinal cannabis product could be given final approval in two months

Medicinal cannabis

Epidyolex, an oral solution of cannabidiol, has been recommended for approval for use as an add-on therapy for seizures.

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