The largest clinical trial of its kind, testing medicinal cannabis to treat chemotherapy patients suffering from nausea, has been announced by New South Wales Premier Mike Baird.
About 330 patients are expected to take part in the clinical trial which will use a cannabis-derived tablet manufactured by Canadian company Tilray.
The Premier met cancer patients at Sydney treatment centre, the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, to announce the latest trial.
Mr Baird said the drug was only for people suffering nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy.
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