A Drug Derived From Marijuana Has Become The First To Win Federal Approval, And Experts Predict An Avalanche Effect

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first cannabis-derived drug on Wednesday. Called Epidiolex, the GW Pharmaceuticals drug is designed to treat two rare forms of childhood epilepsy using a marijuana compound called CBD. Experts say the approval will galvanize research into other marijuana-based drugs and unleash a sea change for…

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One Of The Scariest Effects Of Climate Change Might Already Be Happening – And It’d Mean Our Projections Are Way Off

Warm waters are pooling underneath Antarctic glaciers in a way that’s causing glaciers to melt more rapidly and preventing the formation of cool water beneath Antarctica, according to a new study. This could slow ocean currents and potentially lead to a rapid sea-level rise event known as a pulse. Such…

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