An experimental cannabis-derived drug has successfully treated children with severe epilepsy in a third late-stage clinical trial, sending shares in Britain’s GW Pharmaceuticals to a record high on Monday.
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Roger Jenkins, once known for Middle Eastern deals as one of the highest-paid bankers at Barclays Plc, is swapping dollars for ounces as the Briton invests in a marijuana venture in his adopted home of California, according to people familiar with the plans.
While it is a far cry from rolling back prohibition altogether, the legalization wave appears to be crashing upon the beaches of the British Isles this summer. As of July 31, 2015, the branded “Charlotte’s Web” CBD oil went on sale in England after it was legalized last month.
It is no secret that marijuana use spans the globe, but reach of the marijuana plant is probably much more vast than most imagine.
Alan Brochstein has followed quite closely recent developments in the medical and financial world insofar as they have affected GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH), the developer of two promising cannabis-based medications.