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MS cannabis treatment doubt

13th December 2012

Doubts have been raised over the use of cannabis extract in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

A review of evidence in the December issue of Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB), published by BMJ Journals, on the first licensed preparation Sativex suggested it had limitations which made it difficult to identify the place of the product in clinical practice. However GW Pharmaceuticals, which makes of the drug, indicated the comments gave a misleading view and that the review writers appeared to have misunderstood important elements of trials.


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