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AUSTIN -- A small town in North Texas could see Texas' first full-scale medical cannabis business.

An experimental drug derived from marijuana has succeeded in reducing epileptic seizures in its first major clinical trial, the product’s developer announced Monday, a finding that could lend credence to the medical marijuana movement.

As is the case with humans, pets suffer side effects — including liver and kidney damage — from the medication they’re prescribed. But L.A. veterinarian Dr. Tim Shu says there’s a safe alternative for some of these prescriptions: medical marijuana.

Dozens of Iowans have decided not to wait for legislators to make the sale of medical marijuana legal in the state.

Supporters of the new push to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio have added several new medical conditions to a proposed constitutional amendment, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

About half of the patients who enrolled in a study of CBD oil at the University of Alabama at Birmingham had reductions in seizure frequency, according to initial results that will be reported at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in April.

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