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Answer of the Day for May 26, 2022

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The results of recent clinical trials indicate that Cannabidiol (CBD) reduces seizures among patients with refractory epilepsies of various etiologies. Most of these clinical studies report efficacy over short time periods (<1 year). Is CBD effective long term?

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Answer of the Day for May 25, 2022

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Some patients in the US may wish to travel with CBD to Canada, or vice versa. CBD is legally sold in the US and in Canada. So, is it legal to transport CBD across the US/Canadian border?

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Answer of the Day for May 24, 2022

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For what health conditions is the therapeutic applicability of CBD being evaluated?

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Answer of the Day for May 23, 2022

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The FDA has issued a document with full prescribing information for a CBD product, Epidiolex. According to this document, are there any blood tests that should be performed prior to initiating treatment with Epidiolex?

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Answer of the Day for May 22, 2022

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Does pretreatment with CBD prevent the transient psychotic symptoms induced by THC?

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Answer of the Day for May 21, 2022

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Has any national drug administration approved a CBD-containing product for therapeutic use in conditions other than epilepsy?

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Answer of the Day for May 20, 2022

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Some patients consume CBD hoping that it will cure their cancer. Do the findings of clinical research studies indicate that CBD cures cancer?

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Answer of the Day for May 19, 2022

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Epidiolex is an FDA-approved oral CBD solution indicated for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), Dravet syndrome (DS), or tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) in one year of age and older. Can it be prescribed for indications other than these three seizure disorders (i.e. off label)?

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Answer of the Day for May 18, 2022

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St. John’s wort is an over the counter medication used as a remedy for mild depression. Does St. John’s wort interact with CBD?

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Answer of the Day for May 17, 2022

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A seizure disorder is a qualifying condition in many medical marijuana state programs. Does CBD interact with commonly prescribed anti-epileptic medications?

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