Cannabis-based products are medicine, says regulator

Cannabis-based products are medicine, says regulator
 

Products that contain a cannabis-based ingredient called cannabidiol or CBD are medicines, UK regulatory body the MHRA has said.
It has written to 18 companies letting them know they now have 28 days to get a licence to legally sell such products in the UK.
Currently, there is only one licensed medicine available in the UK that contains CBD.
It is a prescription-only drug called Sativex for patients with MS.
Patients are given it to ease their symptoms of muscle spasms.
Sativex contains CBD and another extract, THC, which are both derived from the cannabis plant.
Cannabis itself, however,... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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