Cannabis Science Today

#3 Treating Epilepsy with Pharmaceutical CBD with Dr. Catherine Jacobson

October 17, 2019

Dr. Catherine Jacobson, a neuroscientist, shares her journey to find quality CBD medicine for her son, Ben, who was born with epilepsy. From processing black market cannabis in her garage to launching an initial access trial for Epidiolex (pharmaceutical-grade CBD), Dr. Jacobson speaks candidly about her efforts to make cannabis medicine accessible. We talk about how cannabis affects the brain, the social stigma around CBD and THC, and the future of cannabinoid-based medicine. 

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