The state ignored pressure from the UN and Amnesty International urging authorities not to proceed.
Oral administration of cannabidiol by humans typically results in bioavailability levels of 6.5-20 per cent.
Advocates in Ukraine have called on the global cannabis community for support.
The clinical trial has received approval from Israel's Ministry of Health.
Support for legalisation was also up 16 per cent compared to data from 2010.
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