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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.

One of the world’s largest legal marijuana producers operates out of a once-abandoned Hershey’s factory

Marijuana manufacturing giant Canopy Growth plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) before June. Take a look inside the Canadian company's headquarters to see where it grows, trims, processes, packages, and ships marijuana.
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.

Psychedelic drugs appear to fundamentally reorganize the brain — and they’re starting to turn into approved treatments

From magic mushrooms to ketamine, the drugs are being tested for their potential to treat an array of diseases and conditions that currently lack adequate treatments.

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.
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.

Here’s where you can legally smoke marijuana in 2018

It will be legal to use marijuana in nine states, including California, Nevada, and Vermont, in 2018. Here's the full list.
Marijuana is giving soda and beer a run for their money.

Here’s what 420 means — and how it became a holiday for marijuana consumers

420 started with five marijuana-smoking friends in California in 1970s, with a little help from the Grateful Dead.
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.