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UQ finds cannabis oil could treat gonorrhoea, meningitis




Antibiotic resistant infections like gonorrhoea could soon be treated by cannabis, as breakthrough research suggests the drug could be a potentially powerful tool in combating superbugs.

Synthetic cannabidiol, or CBD, has for the first time shown it is capable of killing the bacteria responsible for gonorrhoea, meningitis and legionnaires disease, according to the University of Queensland.

There is no single, reliable antibiotic available to treat gonorrhoea – the second most common…

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