In this April 23, 2018, photo, Meagan Patrick kisses her daughter, Addelyn Patrick, 5, in the playroom at Realm of Caring in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Addelyn was born with a brain malformation and suffers from multiple forms of seizures. Photo: AP

First marijuana-derived medicine approved by US will to be used to treat childhood epilepsy

Epidiolex has been approved to treat patients suffering daily seizures. It contains only trace amounts of the psychoactive element THC

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In this April 23, 2018, photo, Meagan Patrick kisses her daughter, Addelyn Patrick, 5, in the playroom at Realm of Caring in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Addelyn was born with a brain malformation and suffers from multiple forms of seizures. Photo: AP
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