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One person brain-dead, five hospitalised after cannabis-based painkiller failed

15 January 2016, 15:40

Paris -A "serious accident" during a French trial of a cannabis-based painkiller has left one person brain-dead and five hospitalised, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Friday.

"A serious accident took place during a therapeutic trial near Rennes" in northwestern France, the minister said, adding the trial had been halted and all volunteers taking part recalled.



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