The U.S. pharmacies were allowed to sell the drug out of marijuana

Management under the control over products and medicines of the USA has licensed the use of the drug Epidiolex, which contains cannabidiol.

The us health regulator approved the first drug made with marijuana. According to the AP, it may stimulate more research in relation to drugs, in particular for recreational and medical use. Management under the control over products and medicines of the USA approved a drug called Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of epilepsy in patients 2 years of age and older. In the preparation includes purified form of the chemical ingredient that contain in marijuana – cannabidiol, writes with reference to .

British pharmaceutical company GW Pharmaceuticals has tested the drug on more than 500 children and adults with severe forms of the disease. The Department indicated that the medication reduced the number of attacks due to the use of the drug in comparison with older medications.

In the United States for the first time fully fully legalized cannabis for medical and recreational purposes, Colorado – it happened in 2014. In November 2016, 4 more North American States – California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine – voted for the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes. The first country in the world that fully legalized marijuana in 2013, he became Uruguay.