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DEA Gives CBD Derived Pharmaceutical, Epidiolex, Approval as a Schedule V Drug

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has given the Cannabidiol (CBD) derived pharmaceutical product, Epidiolex, a reported Schedule V status. The newly approved drug is an oral solution that is used for the reduction of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. The CBD product Epidiolex is derived from the cannabis...
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FDA Approves GW Pharma’s CBD Derived Epidiolex to Treat Epilepsy

The United States Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) has officially approved GW Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ: GWPH) Cannabidiol (CBD) derived medication called Epidiolex. The newly approved drug is a oral solution that is used for the reduction of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. The new CBD derived pharmaceutical will be...
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GW Pharmaceuticals CBD Based Drug Could Receive FDA Approval Soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy. If the Food and Drug Administration follows the group’s recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals’ syrup would become the...
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GW Pharmaceuticals Receives Approval for 5 New Patents for Epidiolex

GW Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:GWPH) recently announced that their company has received “Notices of Allowance” from the United States Patent and Trademark office for five new Epidiolex® patent applications for the company’s proprietary Cannabidiol (CBD) based pharmaceutical. Epidiolex® is concentrated on treating rare, treatement resistant epilepsy conditions such as Dravet syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut...
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Top 10 Public Companies with the Largest Market Caps in Cannabis

10. Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: EMH) $674 Million Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. operates through Emerald Health Therapeutics Canada Inc. (“EHTC”), a wholly owned subsidiary and Licensed Producer under Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. Through EHTC, Emerald is authorized to produce and sell dried cannabis and cannabis oil for...
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GW Pharma’s New Compound GWP42006 Fails Initial Trial Testing

On February 21, 2018 GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (Nasdaq:GWPH) (“GW,”) announced that a Phase 2a proof of concept study of a pipeline compound GWP42006 in adult patients with focal seizures did not meet its primary endpoint.  The trial was conducted outside the United States, primarily in Eastern Europe.  In the trial’s...
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Will GW Pharmaceuticals Shape How Cannabis is Viewed in the U.S.?

GW Pharmaceuticals is a Salisbury, England company who are utilizing U.S. patents to secure cannabis are a functioning medical treatment drug. Because these U.S. patents can be used to further GW Pharma seems bizarre since, (based on two federal agencies) who deny that cannabis should be considered helpful in terms...