GW Pharmaceuticals, the company responsible for the production of the epilepsy drug, Epidiolex, cultivates its own marijuana plants to extract cannabinoids for medical use. Credit: GW Pharmaceuticals The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced a shift Friday that clears the way for the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant to make its way to …Continue reading article
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