3. By the Numbers: Cannabis and Epilepsy
87.2% – According to a new survey conducted by OHSU, that's how many epilepsy patients tried using cannabis to treat their condition. It's part of Epilepsy & Behavior's new issue that examines the relationship between cannabis and epilepsy.
82% – Of those who tried using cannabis, 82 percent either "agree" (28.2 percent) or "strongly agree" (53.8 percent) that cannabis improved their ability to control seizures.
66.7% – That's how many patients smoked the cannabis to treat themselves, though many patients used multiple methods of ingestion, including edibles and concentrated products.
30.8% – That's how many patients used CBD-dominant cannabis (as opposed to THC-dominant). The same percentage of patients also used multiple types of cannabis strains and compound balances.
10% – The split between CBD and THC users saw huge differences between genders. Only 10 percent of women sought out THC-dominant cannabis.
47% – That's how many men sought out THC-dominant cannabis.
0.05% – Of those who used cannabis to treat seizures, less than one percent could measure their exact dosage in milligrams. – OPB