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How does medical marijuana help Multiple Sclerosis patients?

The treatment of spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients is a focus of medical marijuana therapy. Several pharmacological products containing cannabinoids D9-THC, CBD, or synthetic D9-THC are now available. Weakness, pain, and involuntary sudden movements are all symptoms that MS patients want to manage with marijuana. To date, several studies have investigated the efficacy of marijuana [...]

2017-04-13T20:32:36-04:00February 16th, 2017|

How does medical marijuana help cancer patients?

Medical cannabis (marijuana) has been shown to alleviate nausea and vomiting of cancer chemotherapy. There is also evidence of reduced anxiety and improved sleep among cancer patients. Studies have also shown medical cannabis improves appetite and frequency of eating in comparison with a placebo. Sources: The British Journal of Psychiatry Feb 2001, 178 (2) 107-115; [...]

2017-04-13T20:36:38-04:00February 16th, 2017|