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Brazil’s health care regulator, Anvisa, handed out the nation’s first license for the sale of a cannabis-based drug – one designed for the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

According to Reuters, U.K.-based GW Pharmaceuticals PLC developed the marijuana-based oral spray, which is known internationally as Sativex. It will be marketed in Brazil as Mevatyl.

Anvisa announced Monday it had issued a license to São Paulo-based Beaufour Ipsen Farmacêutica to sell and distribute the drug.

Sativex is already sold in 28 other countries, according to Anvisa.

For several years, Brazilian patients have waged a legal battle to get around prohibitions

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