On June 25, 2018, for the first time in its history, the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a drug derived directly from cannabis. The drug, called Epidiolex, treats two specific epileptic syndromes – Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome – both of which can affect infants and children under the age of five. This decision comes following extensive clinical studies of the cannabis based medicine. In the past, the FDA has only approved synthetic variations of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other cannabis compounds (typically for use in combatting nausea and ...
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