Medicinal cannabis trial available for Queensland children with – ABC


July 27, 2016 17:55:04

Medicinal cannabis

The medicinal cannabis trial would be run as part of a compassionate access scheme.

Queensland children with severe drug-resistant epilepsy can now apply to take part in a medicinal cannabis clinical trial, following a deal signed with a British drug company.

The State Government last year announced the trial of medical marijuana, but has now signed a memorandum of understanding with UK-based pharmaceutical company GW Pharmaceuticals to access Epidiolex.

Epidiolex is a liquid form of pure cannabidiol.

Health Minister Cameron

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