And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Our agenda is rather modest this time around. We hope to tidy up around the castle, catch up on our napping, hang with our short person, and promenade with the official mascots. And what about you? This is a lovely time of year to enjoy the great outdoors, so perhaps a long drive somewhere is in order. Maybe there is someone special who deserves attention. You could catch up on your reading. Or simply plan the rest of your life. Well, whatever you do, have a grand time. But be safe. Enjoy, and see you soon …

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel unanimously recommended the agency approve a new medicine for two rare forms of epilepsy, paving the way for the authorization of what would be the first medication made from marijuana to become available in the U.S., STAT writes. Epidiolex, which is given as an oral solution, consists of cannabidiol, or CBD, a component of cannabis that does not make people high. The manufacturer, GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH), is seeking its approval to treat Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes.

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