CNBX Peer-reviewed Study: “Possible Future Therapeutic Value” for CNBX Proprietary Drug Candidate

REHOVOT, Israel and BETHESDA, Md., Sep 29, 2022 

CNBX Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX), a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based medicine, announced today the peer-reviewed publication of its sponsored preclinical study titled “The Effect of Isolated Cannabinoid Extracts on Polypoid Colorectal Tissue” in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences; concluding “possible future therapeutic value” for the company’s proprietary drug candidate currently under development, PLP-33, for the treatment of colonic polyps.

Study design included collection of both polypoid tissue biopsies and healthy colonic tissue biopsies from 22 patients. A synergistic interaction of cannabinoid compounds against colonic polyps was observed, as well as a differential toxic effect between polypoid tissue and healthy colonic mucosa in some of the cases, thus “suggesting possible future therapeutic value”.

The present study was led by Gastroenterologists Dr. Dana Ben-Ami Shor (MD), and Dr. Erez Scapa (MD) of the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Israel. The abstract and full text of the article titled “The Effect of Isolated Cannabinoid Extracts on Polypoid Colorectal Tissue”, published on the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, can be accessed in the following link:

CNBX Pharmaceuticals is currently developing its proprietary Drug Candidate PLP-33 for the treatment of colonic polyps. This activity is conducted in collaboration with Digestix Bioscience Inc. (a CNBX Pharmaceuticals subsidiary).

About CNBX Pharmaceuticals:

CNBX Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX) is a U.S. public company and a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based medicine. The Company’s R&D is based in Israel, where it is licensed by the Ministry of Health to conduct scientific and clinical research on cannabinoid formulations and cancer. For more information, please visit For the latest updates on CNBX Pharmaceuticals, follow the Company on Twitter @cnbxpharma, Facebook @cnbxPharmaceuticals, LinkedIn, and Instagram @CNBX_Pharmaceuticals.


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