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A new prescription drug made from CBD has been groundbreaking for kids with epilepsy. We talked to their parents about the good, the bad and the ugly of what it’s been like to take it.

A new drug that’s made from a component of cannabis called CBD became available in the US last year to treat rare forms of childhood epilepsy. That makes it the first cannabis-derived CBD drug in the US. Business Insider spoke with the parents of four kids who have taken the […]
A new prescription drug made from CBD has been groundbreaking for kids with epilepsy. We talked to their parents about the good, the bad and the ugly of what it’s been like to take it.
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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

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive component of cannabis that won’t get you high. Researchers are beginning to study its potential health applications, which range from pain relief to curbing certain types of epileptic seizures. Scientists and startups working on cannabis-based drugs say the biggest hole in CBD research has […]
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