(HealthDay)-A marijuana-derived drug that helps control epileptic seizures appears to become less effective over time in some patients, a new Israeli study reports. Cannabidiol liquid has been proven effective against seizures, but about one-third of patients develop tolerance that blunts the drug’s effectiveness, according to research presented Sunday at the American Epilepsy Society’s annual meeting, …Continue reading article
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