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On The Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

  • Using CBD products to treat youth epilepsy.
  • Building a co-operative energy grid.

- Utah and Missouri joined 31 other states in making marijuana legal for medicinal use. While it is still illegal in Idaho, the state has conducted programs looking at the efficacy and safety of using Cannabidiol (CBD) for treating epilepsy in children. The cannabis by-product is used to treat an array of ailments, but it's still considered marijuana in many jurisdictions. Idaho Matters talks with the state's Health and Welfare department about the program and the potential use of CBD's in the future.

- Advances in solar, wind and hydroelectric technology have allowed energy to be generated on smaller scales and these generators band together to move larger blocks of unused energy back to the grid. Idaho Matters looks at the Gem State's contribution to the larger energy grid via renewable energies.

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