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Medicine: Epilepsy Treatment #1111134

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 27, 2017
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(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) A study in the "New England Journal of Medicine" on the use of a marijuana drug {CBD} to treat epilepsy in children examined; details given from the study on children with a rare form of epilepsy. [Epileptic child Desmond Phillips parents Corinne & Rudy PHILLIPS - talk about his seizures & how he is better now.] [NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Dr. Orrin DEVINSKY††- comments on scientific evidence.] The status of the drug's FDA approval noted.

Ninan, Reena;
LaPook, Jon

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