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Will Epidiolex be the first cannabis-based drug to be approved as an epilepsy treatment?

Will Epidiolex be the first cannabis-based drug to be approved as an epilepsy treatment?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 3, 2018

A cannabis-based medication for epilepsy could be the first to gain approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Created by British company GW Pharmaceuticals, cannabis-based epilepsy treatment Epidiolex will undergo FDA review this June. Things are looking hopeful, with a panel of 13 advisors...

This bill could stop the government from stealing money from medical cannabis users

This bill could stop the government from stealing money from medical cannabis users

January 12, 2018

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor The practice of civil asset forfeiture, where police can take money and things from people they think are involved in drug dealing without even charging them with a crime, is a big problem in the medical cannabis community. Millions of dollars have been tak...

77 percent of Utah voters support medical cannabis legalization

77 percent of Utah voters support medical cannabis legalization

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 3, 2017

A new Utah poll shows 77 percent of voters somewhat or strongly support the legalization of medical cannabis. A proposed medical cannabis legalization initiative was filed in June by the Utah Patients Coalition, and would allow the use of medical cannabis in the form of edibles, oils, and topicals. ...

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