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A drug derived from marijuana just got a big lift that will likely make it the first of its kind to get federal approval

A drug derived from marijuana to treat epilepsy is on the brink of winning US government approval. In its third large clinical trial, Epidiolex appeared to significantly reduce the worst symptoms of two severe forms of childhood epilepsy.
Canada's legal marijuana market is set to be bigger than liquor by 2020.

Legal marijuana is set to outsell liquor in Canada by 2020

Canada's legal marijuana market will be a $6.5 billion industry by 2020, according to a new report from CIBC. That's far more than Canadians spend on liquor, and it's approaching wine sales.

There’s soaring interest in CBD, the marijuana compound in a drug that could be the first to win FDA approval — here’s what it does

Researchers are beginning to study the potential health applications of CBD or cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis that won't get you high. Potential benefits include pain relief and curbing epileptic seizures.

Bob Marley’s son played a ‘fully solar’ concert at Apple headquarters on 4/20

Apple's "Beer Bash" tradition lets employees gather in the courtyard, grab a beer, and listen to some live music. For Earth Day, Apple brought in Ziggy Marley.
Daniel Yi, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, MedMen

We went inside Manhattan’s newest luxury marijuana dispensary on Fifth Avenue — and it’s stunning

MedMen opened Manhattan's newest medical marijuana dispensary on 4/20. We went inside.

What marijuana really does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug means it's pretty tough to study. Yet some studies have linked marijuana with several health benefits.
A marijuana plant is seen at the The Global Marijuana March in Toronto.

Top Democrats have introduced a number of bills to push for the federal legalization of marijuana

The Marijuana Justice Act would de-schedule marijuana and expunge federal marijuana arrest records.
Sen. Chuck Schumer.

Senator Chuck Schumer is introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level

Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate, has announced that he wants marijuana decriminalized.

A powerful drug derived from marijuana just got a major green light on its way to FDA approval

The GW Pharma drug appears to reduce seizures in two types of epilepsy and nears FDA approval. Its active ingredient: the marijuana compound cannabidiol.