University of Utah doctor: Say ‘yes’ to cannabis oil for kids

By Kirsten Stewart | The Salt Lake Tribune

 

The University of Utah’s top pediatric neurologist has come out in support of families seeking accessto a cannabis extract that has proven successful at stopping seizures.

“I would like to express my strong belief that [cannabidiol]-based oils (referred to here in Utah as Alepsia) should be available as soon as possible to Utah children with severe epilepsy. The substance is not psychoactíve or hallucinogenic, it contains less THC than do other materials that can be legally purchased in Utah, and it has absolutely no abuse potential,” declared U. pediatric neurology professor Francis Filloux in a Nov. 11 letter of support.

 

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