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Why marijuana fans should not see approval for epilepsy drug as a win for weed

A Food and Drug Administration panel recommended approval of a drug made of cannabidiol on April 19 to treat two types of epilepsy. The FDA is expected to decide in June whether to accept the panel’s 13-0 recommendation to approve Epidiolex, which would would become the first drug made of cannabidiol, a compound in the cannabis plant, to gain approval from the FDA.
  • Published in Health

Over 200 Investors apply for Ganja License

KINGSTON, JUNE 30, 2016 - The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has to date received over 200 applications from interested investors. This is the word from Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz.

Medical marijuana a challenge for legal pot states

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA (AP) — A year into America's experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black market sales.
  • Published in Health

Why Congress Gave In to Medical Marijuana

Congress may have tried to stop residents of the nation's capital from being able to light up joints with impunity, but lawmakers retreated last week in another important drug-war front: medical marijuana.
  • Published in Health
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