Inside the Statehouse

Idaho Legislature, supporters prepare for CBD oil fight in 2018 session

Gov. Butch Otter, R-Idaho, vetoed legislation in 2015 that would have allowed Idaho parents to treat their epileptic children with cannabidiol, or CBD oil, legally. 

After the veto, Otter issued an executive order allowing 25 children to receive the CBD medication Epidiolex under the "Expanded Access Program" monitored by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. 

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