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October 20, 1975

Anticonvulsant Nature of Marihuana Smoking

Author Affiliations

From the departments of pharmacology (Dr. Consroe) and pharmaceutical sciences (Dr. Wood), College of Pharmacy, and the Neurology Department, Tucson Medical Center (Dr. Buchsbaum), University of Arizona, Tucson.

JAMA. 1975;234(3):306-307. doi:10.1001/jama.1975.03260160054015

Marihuana smoking, in conjunction with therapeutic doses of phenobarbital and diphenylhydantoin, was apparently necessary for controlling seizures in one 24-year-old epileptic patient.

(JAMA 234:306-307, 1975)