Members of the Australian medicinal cannabis industry have paid tribute to “father of cannabis research” Hebrew University Professor Raphael Mechoulam who has died aged 92.

Mechoulam began experimenting with cannabinoids in Israel in the 1960s, becoming the first scientist to isolate delta-9 THC. He also designed and synthesised many novel cannabinoids with therapeutic potential as pharmaceutical drugs.

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