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FDA Approves CBD Drug for First Time Ever

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This is history in the making.  For the first time ever, the Federal Drug Administration approved a drug featuring an active component from cannabis.  Epidiolex, which has been in Stage 3 testing since 2015, is now approved as a prescription treatment for two rare and lethal forms of epilepsy: Dravet’s and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.  Finally, the […]

FDA panel unanimously recommends Epidiolex, CBD drug for epilepsy

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Cannabidiol is going mainstream with two CBD drugs getting the green light from the FDA.  Epidiolex, is a 98% pure, botanical origin CBD drug proving effective for treatment of epilepsy.  Specifically, the Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome versions.  This is not the first time the FDA has given permissions to a CBD drug.  Back in 2015, […]