FDA Approved Canna Drugs: What Are They?

@cannabichem

Did you know there’s FDA approved drugs from the Canna plant? #science #pharmacy #stemlife #ouid #ouidtok #fyp #foryoupage

♬ Steven Universe – L.Dre

As of today, cannabis is a schedule 1 drug in the United States of America. To classify as a schedule 1 drug, substances have to meet certain criteria. First, they have to have a high potential for abuse. Second, they cannot have any current accepted medical use. This brings us to Riley’s list of FDA approved drugs from the cannabis plant!

Epidiolex CBD

Epidiolex happens when CBD’s isolated from cannabis plants. This FDA approved drug was the first of its kind from a cannabis plant. Epidiolex’s FDA approval in 2018 now allows patients with seizures associated with rare severe forms of epilepsy to use a new form of treatment.

Dronabinol THC

Dronabinol, or Marinol and Syndros, qualify as FDA approved canna drugs. Drugs with this type of THC have a synthetic kind. These types of THC have the exact same structure as THC from plants, the only difference being its creation in a laboratory instead of a plant. Its use is to treat nausea, vomiting, and weight loss caused by HIV/AIDS and cancer or chemotherapy.

Keeping Up With Riley

You can keep up with Riley Dee on her Tik Tok account named Cannabichem, as well as right here on the Arbor Vita8 website! 

Do you still have more questions? Do you know someone in the field that’s looking to take their industrial hemp efforts to the next level? Have them reach out to us today! Our network of credentialed associates are here to help you. Head over to our contact page now for more information.

Clip Transcript

Riley Dee:
Many of us probably know that cannabis is currently a Schedule 1 drug in the United States. So what classifies something as a Schedule 1 drug? It’s really two things. The first is a high potential for abuse, and then the second is no approved medical use. So on that note, let’s talk about some FDA approved drugs from the cannabis plant. The first drug we’re going to talk about is Epidiolex. Epidiolex is actually just CBD isolated from the cannabis plant. It was approved in 2018 to treat seizures associated with rare and severe forms of epilepsy.

The second drug we’re going to talk about is called dronabinol, and it’s also sold as Marinol or Syndros. This drug was approved to treat the nausea, vomiting, and weight loss associated with cancer and chemotherapy, along with HIV/AIDS. And this molecule is actually a synthetically made THC molecule. So it’s the exact same structure, but it’s made in a laboratory instead of a plant. Comment your thoughts on legalization.

The Best Hemp Extraction Services in Alabama

Arbor Vita8 offers hemp extraction services that are both cost-effective and efficient. Our advanced facilities manage high-volume extractions with ease. We produce the highest quality CBD and CBG oil and distillates. Let us transform your hemp into the ideal products manufacturers are looking to buy. Contact us today to learn more about our extraction technology and our other seed-to-sale services. 

Before You Go!

Can’t Find What You’re Looking For? Talk With One Of Our Sales Professionals Today!