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71. (WO2001066089) PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CANNABIS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/066089    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2001/001027
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2001
IPC: A61K 31/352
Applicants: GW PHARMA LIMITED
ROSS, Calvin
Inventors: ROSS, Calvin
Title: PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CANNABIS
Abstract:
The present invention relates to an improved mode of administration for cannabis and its natural and synthetic derivatives. A pharmaceutical composition suitable for sublingual aerosol or spray delivery of cannabis is provided. The formulation may be dispensed using a pump spray or the formulation may include a propellant, such as butane, 1,1,1,2-tetrafuorethane (HFC-134a) or 1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluropropane (HFC-227). The term cannabis is used herein to refer to all physiologically active substances derived from the cannabis family of plants and synthetic cannabis analogues and derivatives, precursors, metabolites etc., or related substances having cannabis-like physiological effects.