Althea’s CBD10:THC5 oil has been prescribed by a UK hospital for patients with chronic persistent pain in what the company described as a major breakthrough with Britain’s National Health Service (NHS).

The firm said the move validates its “scientific and data-driven approach” and demonstrates the “efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness [of the medicine] in the management of chronic persistent pain”.

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Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...

Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...

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