MS drug Sativex wins approval in 6 new markets

A cannabis derived drug which has been approved in some countries to treat muscle spasticity.

MS drug Sativex wins approval in 6 new markets

Postby MSUK » Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:26 am


GW Pharmaceuticals Plc's pioneering cannabis drug Sativex has been recommended for approval in the six other European countries targeted by the British company and Spanish partner Almirall.

National approvals are now expected in Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy and Sweden from mid-2011 onwards, with launches in Denmark, Germany and Sweden likely before the end of 2011, GW said on Tuesday.

The medicine was expected to go on sale in the remaining countries in 2012. ...Read More - ... ageid/1814
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Postby Bender » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:22 am

Great News, now if only the government in the US would wake up and make this an option instead of having to smoke if you're lucky enough to live in a state where that's even an option.

edit: sorry for the negativity, I am really hurting today (for no apparent reason) and I don't even have any weed available.

You know what this calls for another thread.
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