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What’s Next For Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals

Leafly spoke with VP Stephen Schultz about the significance of FDA approval, when Epidiolex might become available to patients, and what’s coming next from the drugmaker.

Is CBD Oil Legal Now? With Epidiolex Approved, It’s Still Not Clear

The FDA just approved the CBD drug Epidiolex. Here's what that means for the legal status of CBD oil nationwide.

FDA Approves Epidiolex, a Marijuana-Based CBD Drug for Seizures

The Food and Drug Administration approved Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of epilepsy that begin in childhood. But it's not quite medical marijuana.

Is FDA-Approved Cannabidiol a Blessing or Curse?

As the marijuana molecule cannabidiol nears FDA-approval, parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory.

Cannabis Scheduling: The FDA Wants to Hear From You

Through April 23, the US Food and Drug Administration is asking for public comment on the classification of cannabis.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

With Plans to Sell CBD Nationwide, Lucky’s Market Charts Legal Gray Area

“This is just about the grayest of gray areas as far as federal law and policy,” said Vincent Sliwoski, a cannabis attorney and law professor. “I think the DEA’s even confused about it.”

FDA Declares CBD ‘Beneficial,’ Wants Your Input ASAP

The FDA just declared that 'CBD has been shown to be beneficial' in experimental use. Now the agency wants input about how the United Nations should schedule it.

Trump FDA, US Attorney Moves Could Shift Cannabis Landscape

President Donald Trump sent rumbles through the cannabis world with a pair of moves made late Friday.

Addressing Inconsistent Label Claims in the Hemp and Cannabis Industry

Infused products on the cannabis market frequently test lower in cannabinoids than advertised. CV Sciences and SC Labs weigh in on how rigorous testing can address inconsistencies.

The Shake: An Eric Holder Facepalm, Vermont’s Speedy Progress, and Cannabis Ceviche

Vermont is making quick progress toward being the country's next legal state. Eric Holder saves his call to reschedule for when he's impotent to change anything. And can Connecticut get some cannabis revenue already?

The Shake: Roseanne Gets in the Biz, Chris & Carly Get Out

A new Senate bill expected Thursday afternoon would also give students with drug convictions a chance at federal student aid.

Studies on Cannabis Vastly Outnumber Most FDA-Approved Pharmaceuticals

More clinical studies have been performed on cannabis than most legal medications approved by the FDA.