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Drug Trial Disaster in France Leaves Volunteers Seriously Ill

One man has been left brain dead and five others are in serious condition after taking part in a clinical trial in France of an experimental painkiller made by Portuguese drug company Bial, the French Health Ministry said on Friday. The medicine that was being tested works by targeting the body's pain- controlling endocannabinoid system, which is also responsible for the human response to cannabis. All trials on the drug involved have been suspended. The health ministry said the...

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