Each seizure a child has can cause damage to the developing brain.
“We’ve introduced a dozen new drugs in the past 20 years, but it’s not clear we’ve made a significant advance in the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy,” says Dr.
When you’re driving across the country with a stash of marijuana in your trunk, you follow the speed limit. You might even pick a route that skips Colorado, because ever since recreational pot was legalized there, police just over state lines have been on the lookout for anyone ferrying the drug from the area.
But the Colorado-free route from California, where you bought your marijuana, to the Northeast, where you live, presents a curveball.
The lack of research presents a kind of catch-22: Without much scientific study of marijuana, the government has been unwilling to recategorize the drug.
But the categorization as a Schedule 1 drug makes testing it on humans extremely difficult.