The week in medical cannabis: ethics approval granted, new JV formed

It’s been a big week for Australia’s growing medical cannabis industry, with ethics approval granted for two human trials as well as the formation of a new joint venture.

Life science company Medlab Clinical Limited has received Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) approvals to begin human trials of two different cannabis-based medicines. Developed at Medlab’s Sydney laboratory, the patent-pending medicines have two different applications and will be clinically tested at different locations.

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