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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Families unable to get their hands on a marijuana extract to treat children with seizures

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Two months after the state approved it, Wisconsin families can still not get their hands on a marijuana-based extract to treat children with constant seizures.  The bill which allowed the use of cannabidiol required the drug to get federal F-D-A approval before it could be prescribed.  That hasn't happened, so doctors are not touching it -- and children's hospitals in Madison and Milwaukee say they will not apply for F-D-A trial permits which could open the door to the drug's usage.

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