Clinical studies on cannabis for medical use still preliminary stage

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PUTRAJAYA: Clinical studies on cannabis for medical use in Malaysia are still at the preliminary stage and are not as advanced as in foreign countries...

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PUTRAJAYA: Clinical studies on cannabis for medical use in Malaysia are still at the preliminary stage and are not as advanced as in foreign countries...

PUTRAJAYA: Clinical studies on cannabis for medical use in Malaysia are still at the preliminary stage and are not as advanced as in foreign countries that have used cannabis for the treatment of chronic diseases, Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali said.

“Cannabis has been placed under the Poisons Act 1952, so to legitimise its use, a host of laws would have to be resolved.“It cannot be arbitrarily released because there is there are concerns over its abuse and early-stage side effects,” he told the media after officiating the Clinical Research Day organised by Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) here today.

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Pix for representational purpose only.× Copy URL Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says clinical studies on cannabis for medical use in the country are still at earlier stages.The Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (Muda) president said these medical patients were not people who distributed cannabis to make money.The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said in a Facebook post it was alerted to the fire at 11.

PUTRAJAYA : Clinical studies on cannabis for medical use in Malaysia are still at the preliminary stage and are not as advanced as in foreign countries that have used cannabis for the treatment of chronic diseases, Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali said. “Cannabis has been placed under the Poisons Act 1952, so to legitimise its use, a host of laws would have to be resolved. CLINICAL studies on cannabis for medical use in Malaysia are still at the preliminary stage and are not as advanced as in foreign countries that have used cannabis for the treatment of chronic diseases, Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali said. “It cannot be arbitrarily released because there is there are concerns over its abuse and early-stage side effects,” he told the media after officiating the Clinical Research Day organised by Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) here today. “The actions of patients seeking this alternative should never be equated with the crime of murder, for example - when the death penalty is imposed,” he said in a Facebook post on Wednesday (May 18). Meanwhile, CRM chief executive officer Dr Akhmal Yusof said Malaysia now has two ‘first in human’ (FIH) facilities that have been accredited by the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA), the Sarawak General Hospital, which began operations a year ago, and Ampang Hospital. Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. He said FIH was important for the approval of medicines and functions as centres for clinical studies that can attract investment from major companies to undertake clinical studies and at the same time able to produce medicines at low prices if produced locally. The fire, which involved the contents of a bedroom, was extinguished with one water jet.

- Bernama . “In fact, world health bodies such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) also recognise the use of cannabis for these medical purposes as an alternative for patients,” he said.