Another cannabidiol trial announced, in Israel | Epilepsy Research UK

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The medical company, MMJ PhytoTech Limited, has recently announced that it will begin a new phase two clinical trial by the end of this year to test the effectiveness of its new drug compound, PTL101, in treating children with drug-resistant epilepsy.

During the trial, PTL101 will be administered in the form of capsules containing organically-derived, highly purified cannabidiol – one of more than 100 active ‘cannabinoids’ identified in cannabis.

In a press release, Andreas Gedeon, Managing Director of MMJ PhytoTech said: “We are very pleased to be commencing the Phase 2 clinical trial of our PTL101 capsules, as it marks another critical milestone in the company’s evolution.”

The trial will take place at a centre in Israel and, at present, there has been no indication from the company as to whether it will extend to other sites

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