People involved in medical cannabis can find themselves in a twilight zone where the law may prevent its use after other treatments fail. Professor Iain McGregor explains the vision, stories and studies behind the Lambert Initiative.
This episode from the University of Sydney podcast Open for Discussion, about the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics, puts the spotlight on the complex cannabis plant, compares community-use regulations in different countries and highlights the pioneering research happening in Australia that could lead to the development of new, more effective and potentially life-saving medicines.
Host: Dr Chris Neff
Guest: Professor Iain McGregor
Producers: Vivienne Reiner, Verity Leatherdale
Editor: Caitlin Gibson