CBD has been shown to kill the bacteria responsible for gonorrhoea, meningitis and legionnaires disease in a discovery which could pave the way for the first new class of antibiotics for resistant bacteria in a generation, according to researchers from the University of Queensland and Botanix Pharmaceuticals.

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UQ Institute for Molecular Bioscience Associate Professor Mark Blaskovich said CBD can penetrate and kill a wide range of bacteria including Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which causes gonorrhoea.

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