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The outside of the Food and Drug Administration headquarters is seen in White Oak, Md., on Monday, November 9, 2015. The FDA is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and has been in commission since 1906. Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call
U.S. approves marijuana-based drug for seizures

The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication from GW Pharmaceuticals on Monday to treat two rare forms of childhood epilepsy. It's a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law.

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