A global leader in medicinal cannabis research has warned that cannabis remains a “lottery” for cancer sufferers and advised patients to continue seeking regular treatments that have higher chances of success.

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Dr Dedi Meiri, assistant professor at the Faculty of Biology at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, said he “needs more time” to explore the potential benefit of cannabis for those fighting cancer.

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