2 Ky. research hospitals can prescribe medical CBD oil

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 11:50 PM

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Doctors at two Kentucky research hospitals can prescribe medicine derived from marijuana oil to treat child seizures under legislation that cleared the General Assembly today.

The bill would allow Kentuckians to use cannabidiol in two cases: a prescription from a doctor at the University of Kentucky or the University of Louisville research hospitals or in a U.S. Food and Drug Administration trial.

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