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Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

 


WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use.

The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to treat two rare forms of epilepsy in patients 2 years and older. But it's not quite medical marijuana.

http://www.startribune.com/medical-milestone-us-oks-marijuana-based-drug-for-seizures/486470101/

 

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