Atlanta Journal Constitution – The Food and Drug Administration in June approved the first-ever prescription drug made from cannabis. The new drug, Epidiolex, is now available by prescription in all 50 states.
The State Journal-Register – The Illinois General Assembly is considering a bill that could vastly expand the number of people qualifying for the state’s medical marijuana pilot program. Senate Bill 336 would allow people who have been or could be prescribed opioids to apply for acceptance into the program.
The New York Times – Among critics of the federal prohibition of marijuana - a diverse and bipartisan group that includes both criminal justice reform advocates and Big Alcohol - the American Legion and its allies stand out.
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