Barriers in accessing medical cannabis for children with drug-resistant epilepsy in Canada

6/19/20–Results of this qualitative story indicate that parents pursue medical cannabis as a treatment for their children’s drug-resistant epilepsy because of a perceived unmet need. However, parents encounter barriers in accessing medical cannabis in Canada, and strategies are needed to ensure that children using medical cannabis receive proper care from healthcare professionals with training in epilepsy care, antiepileptic drugs, and medical cannabis. Read