Gupta's opinion was changed after seeing the positive effects marijuana had on juvenile patients who suffered from dozens of seizures per day. The cannabinoid CBD has the effect of mitigating the frequency of those seizures to rare occurrences.
The strain — Sanjay Gupta Kush — is a modified Indica with roots originating from southeast Asia.
Indica is one of the two main varieties of marijuana, the other being Sativa. "Hybrids" of marijuana are some combination of the two.
Here is a photo of Gupta Kush, made available by dispensary information database WeedMaps.com.
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