Epidiolex has become the first drug derived from marijuana to win FDA approval in the US, and will be used to treat two forms of childhood epilepsy
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No one knows if lethal injection really is more humane than other execution methods. And they can't really find out. The post The Shocking Lack of Science Behind Lethal Injections appeared first on WIRED.
Three other plants tweak your feline's neurons. The post Catnip Ain't the Only Plant That'll Send Your Kitty to Blissville appeared first on WIRED.
Rooting out synthetic opioids like fentanyl is a game of whack-a-mole; once the DEA targets a specific chemical composition, a new one pops up. The post Keeping Fentanyl Out of the US Will Take More Than a Wall appeared first on WIRED.
In America, saving a life costs as much as the market will bear. The post How Does a $575 Life-Saving Drug Jump to $4,500? Blame a Perverse System appeared first on WIRED.
2016 told a tale of two drugs, and how people using them circumvented the way America thinks about getting high. The post America Is Finally Ready to Change the Way It Talks About Drugs appeared first on WIRED.
Kratom is helping wean thousands of Americans off illegal drugs and prescription pain pills, without creating long term dependency. It shouldn't be illegal. The post Banning a Promising Cure for Opioid Addiction Is a Bad Idea appeared first on WIRED.
Synthetic marijuana, or K2, isn't really marijuana at all. The post Whatever’s in Synthetic Marijuana, It’s the Opposite of Chill appeared first on WIRED.