The Medical Necessity for Medicinal Cannabis

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The Medical Necessity for Medicinal Cannabis

by Gil Bar-Sela, Marina Vorobeichik, Saher Drawsheh, Anat Omer, Victoria Goldberg, and Ella Muller

Prospective, Observational Study Evaluating the Treatment in Cancer Patients on Supportive or Palliative Care

Cancer patients using cannabis report better influence from the plant extract than from synthetic […]

Analgesic and Antiinflamatory Activity of Constituents of Cannabis Sativa

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Analgesic and Antiinflamatory Activity of Constituents of Cannabis Sativa

Introduction

Various preparations of Cannabis sativa have been employed for their medicinal effects, including antipyretic, antirheumatic, antiallergic, and analgesic purposes (1). Extracts of Cannabis have been shown to possess analgesic activity (2, 3), and delta-1-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-1-THC), the psychoactive component of Cannabis has also been shown […]

Cannabis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis, cannabis based medicine eases pain and suppresses disease

The first study to use a cannabis-based medicine (CBM) for treating rheumatoid arthritis has found that it has a significant effect on easing pain and on suppressing the disease.

Writing in the medical journal Rheumatology, the researchers say that although the differences were small […]

Why Cannabis Stems Inflammation

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Why Cannabis Stems Inflammation

Cannabis has long been accredited with anti-inflammatory properties. ETH Zurich researchers, however, have now discovered that it is not only the familiar psychoactive substances that are responsible for this; a compound we take in every day in vegetable nutriment also plays a significant role.

People not only rate cannabis sativa […]

Cannabis Compounds Reduce Multi-drug resistant Infections

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Cannabis Compounds Reduce Multi-drug resistant Infections

Dr. Robert Melamede, PhD., Director and Chief Science Officer, reported to the Board on the current state of research into the use of natural plant cannabinoids to reduce the spread of drug-resistant bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphyloccus aureus (MRSA), and the prospects for development of topical whole-cannabis treatments.

According […]

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