A review of nearly 80 clinical trials found evidence that cannabinoids, one of the active constituents of cannabis, can help patients deal with nausea and vomiting.
Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, of the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy described the evidence for using medical marijuana in older patient populations during a session at the 2015 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although many states have approved medical marijuana use for
What medical conditions qualify for marijuana treatment in California? California passed the Compassionate Use Act, also known as Prop 215, in 1996. Prop 215 provides legal protections to seriously ill patients who have a doctor’s recommendation to use marijuana for medical purposes, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The measure also provides protections
Croatia has become the first Balkan country to allow patients to legally buy and use marijuana products to treat serious illnesses. The purchase and use of marijuana for medical purposes became legal in Croatia on October 15, 2015 as the country became the first Balkan state to join the global trend towards softening legislation on
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) An immune system disease that involves the deterioration of the protective covering of the nerves throughout the body, resulting in nerve cell damage and impaired communication between the brain and the body. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis include a wide variety of debilitating conditions including loss of vision, pain in the back and
Cannabis Oil A World Class Healer Cannabis oil is gathering unstoppable momentum as a world class healer, and there is little or nothing Western Governments are going to be able to do stop it. Cases are popping up all over the world showing that cannabis oil has healed some very serious diseases, including anxiety disorders,
A look at the increase of medical marijuana being used as a tool to help patients treat their pain. Is medical marijuana an effective treatment for pain? Everyone has experienced pain from injuries and illnesses. For most of us, it goes away before we’ve tested out all the treatment options. Those with severe chronic pain
Another method of alternative healing is medicinal cannabis. Over the years, alternative medicine has become a popular approach to relieving everything from back pain to depression. Aromatherapy, acupuncture, crystal therapy and many more are common replacements to the traditional doctor’s office visit. Another method of alternative healing is medicinal cannabis. Dating back to ancient Chinese