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British newborn first baby in the world to join cannabis therapy trial

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A newborn boy, delivered by emergency cesarean section in March at a Norwich hospital in UK and born unexpectedly in a poor condition, became the first baby in the world to be inducted in a cannabis-derived treatment trial. The medical trial is the first step in what doctors believe could one day make a cannabis-derived medicine to use in neonatal care to help babies at risk of seizures and brain injury.