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FDA Approves Epidiolex for New Condition That Causes Benign Tumors, Seizures

Epidiolex contains cannabidiol, or CBD, extracted from cannabis plants, and was first approved to treat severe forms of epilepsy.

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New Zealand

New Zealand Voters Reject Cannabis Legalization, Preliminary Results Show

While the final count won’t be released until November 6, early results released on October 30 show that only 46 percent of voters support the referendum.

New Jersey

Days Before A Vote, New Jersey’s Legalization Campaign Tops $2 Million in Contributions

Contributions to the legalization push, which include Scotts Miracle-Gro, the ACLU, and Acreage Holdings, far outpaced the opposition.

Caribbean

Dominica’s Parliament Passes Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

This week, the government approved a bill to remove penalties for possession of up to 28 grams of cannabis, while looking to create revenue from cannabis.