Marijuana use and epilepsy: prevalence in patients of a tertiary care epilepsy center.

@article{Gross2004MarijuanaUA,
  title={Marijuana use and epilepsy: prevalence in patients of a tertiary care epilepsy center.},
  author={Donald W. Gross and Jeremy Hamm and Nigel L Ashworth and D Bradford Quigley},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 11},
  pages={2095-7}
}
The authors sought to determine the prevalence of marijuana use in patients with epilepsy by performing a telephone survey in a tertiary care epilepsy center. Twenty-one percent of subjects had used marijuana in the past year with the majority of active users reporting beneficial effects on seizures. Twenty-four percent of all subjects believed marijuana was an effective therapy for epilepsy. Despite limited evidence of efficacy, many patients with epilepsy believe marijuana is an effective… CONTINUE READING

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