GW Succeeding With Cannabinoid Drug This Time Around
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Drug candidates targeting the cannabinoid receptors have a spotty past, so GW's successful Phase III data in pediatric epilepsy meets with great investor enthusiasm.
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