Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Review: cannabidiol may be beneficial for oral mucositis

(HealthDay)—Cannabidiol could be beneficial for the treatment of oral mucositis, although data on its use in dentistry are scarce, according to a review published online Feb. 12 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.

Neuroscience

Could marijuana chemical help ease epilepsy?

(HealthDay)—A chemical found in marijuana might help prevent epilepsy seizures, but drug laws have hampered research efforts, a new study says.

Medications

Pot-based prescription drug looks for FDA OK

A quarter-century after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first prescription drugs based on the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, additional medicines derived from or inspired by the cannabis plant ...

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