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Judge Upholds the Schedule I Classification

On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Judge Kimberly J Mueller of the US Court in Sacramento upheld the constitutionality of marijuana’s Schedule I designation in the 5-tier classification set down by Congress in 1970.   Schedule I drugs must have a high potential for abuse.

On April 16, 2015, Governor Butch Otter of Idaho issued an executive order allowing for expanded access to Epidiolex, a pure, pharmacy version of cannabidiol (CBD). He vetoed a bill that would have allowed non-pharmacy grade CBD for the treatment of seizures.

Parents Opposed to Pot calls on the national media to clarify the distinction between cannabidiol (CBD) Continue reading Judge Upholds the Schedule I Classification

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Governor of Idaho Allows CBD Trial Medicine

Boise_IdahoOn  April 16, 2015, Governor Butch Otter of Idaho issued an executive order authorizing the Department of Health and Welfare to implement an FDA-approved expanded access program for treatment-resistant epilepsy in children.

He vetoed a bill that would have allowed a non-pharmacy grade of cannabidiol oil (CBD) to be purchased through an uncontrolled system from questionable sources. Instead, the governor decided upon a plan allowing children with intractable epilepsy to access Epidiolex, a pure, pharmaceutical-grade of CBD, through an FDA-approved clinical trial. Continue reading Governor of Idaho Allows CBD Trial Medicine

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