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June 10, 2004

Cannabis-based medicine may help arthritis patients : News

(Source:'GW cannabis drug hope for arthritis' : Financial Times, p. 25, 10 Jun 2004)

The makers of the cannabis-based medicine, Sativex, claim that the product has shown positive results in a phase II clinical trial involving 58 rheumatoid arthritis sufferers. GW Pharmaceuticals is already seeking regulatory approval for Sativex as a prescription treatment for multiple sclerosis and neuropathic pain. The company will now move into late-stage trials of the drug administered in an oral spray for arthritis treatment.

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