Medical marijuana significantly improved the condition of children suffering from cerebral palsy, a study by Wolfson Medical Center near Tel Aviv has found. 

According to the interim findings, treatment with cannabis oil reduced the disorder’s symptoms and improved the children’s motor skills. It also improved the kids’ sleep quality, bowel movements and general mood.

The study of 40 children, conducted with the medical cannabis company Tikun Olam, began around three years ago. So far 36 children between 1 and 17 have taken part, 20 have completed the test stage and a large majority are continuing treatment with medical marijuana.

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Ido Efrati ~ Haaretz.com via 420Intel.com ~

 

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