Cannabis compound could be weapon in fight against drug-resistant bacteria

A compound made by cannabis plants have been found to wipe out drug-resistant bacteria, raising hopes of a new weapon in the fight against superbugs.

A compound made by cannabis plants have been found to wipe out drug-resistant bacteria, raising hopes of a new weapon in the fight against superbugs.
Scientists screened five cannabis compounds for their antibiotic properties and found that one, cannabigerol (CBG), was particularly potent at killing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), one of the most common hospital superbugs.
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