In a landmark approval on June 25th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidiolex® (oral cannabidiol solution) for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gestaut Syndrome or Dravet Syndrome, in children two years of age and older. Epidiolex is the first marijuana-based drug approved for use in the United States. Two other drugs previously […] Continue
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California Proposition 64, and Other Marijuana Legislation: Are These Legislative Actions the Gateway to Marijuana Inclusion in Medicare-Set Asides?…Not Likely.
In 1996, California became the first state to allow for medical use of marijuana. Marijuana is and remains classified as a Schedule I drug, which is defined by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as, “substances with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” Schedule I drugs also include drugs, such […] Continue