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FDA Approves First Cannabis-Derived Drug

July 6, 2018 in Marijuana Regulatory Law by walsh.law

On June 25, 2018, the FDA approved marijuana based Epidiolex, a drug targeting severe forms of epilepsy. Whereas other synthetic marijuana drugs are already on the market, Epidiolex marks the first cannabis plant derivative to receive FDA approval. Although marijuana remains a Schedule I substance...