FDA approves first ever CBD based anti-epileptic drug. Did the FDA approve CBD for everyone? The short answer is no. The better answer is: On June 25th the FDA announced that they had: “approved the first drug comprised of an active ingredient derived from marijuana to treat rare, severe forms of epilepsy.”
FILE – In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, marijuana plants are displayed at a dispensary in Berkeley, Calif. U.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.