Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

Could CBD save the lives of babies born with brain damage? A new clinical trial aims to find out.

CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

Father cuddling baby

Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way. The launch of a clinical trial examining the use of CBD in newborns suffering from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (brain damage caused by lack of oxygen) means new hope for the million plus babies born each year with this condition. These infants are often left severely disabled, and many die.

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