The ever-increasing demand for cannabis-based products requires US state regulators to set guidelines that ensure products are safe for human use. However, as medicinal cannabis moves forward at a rapidly increasing pace, regulations are falling behind. Here, Robert Thomas discusses the many inconsistencies across US states for monitoring levels of…
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Epidyolex, which contains cannabidiol, can now be prescribed by doctors to epilepsy patients in the UK through the NHS.
Following guidance from the drugs advisory body NICE, two cannabis-based medications have been approved for treatment by the NHS in England.
The cannabidiol-based treatment EPIDYOLEX has been granted marketing authorisation from the European Commission.
NICE and GW Pharma will work together to address the issues highlighted in its evaluation of cannabidiol for treating two types of epilepsy.