If you like this story please SHARE!

Researchers uncover hidden antibiotic potential of cannabis


Professor Eric Brown (left); research associate Maya Farha (centre), and postdoctoral fellow Omar El-Halfawy, are authors of the study and members of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University. Credit: McMaster University

McMaster University researchers have identified an antibacterial compound made by cannabis plants that may serve as a lead for new drug development.