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Doctors Get New Clinical Guidelines for Managing Chronic Pain With Cannabis, Courtesy of Canadian Researchers

Veriheal

Nonetheless, guidelines pertaining to the use of cannabis-based treatments for chronic pain relief have been somewhat hazy…up until now. The team peered into the findings of numerous articles published between 2001 and 2019. Chronic pain —a condition that affects 50.2 million people in the U.S.

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Mets Owner Steve Cohen Donates $5 Million in Support of Psychedelics Research

Veriheal

The donation was made through the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation —an organization founded by the hedge fund billionaire in 2001 to promote philanthropy and community service. If the FDA approves the application, it will pave the way for integrating psychedelic treatment into mainstream medical health care.

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UK Article: Why Don’t We Just… reschedule psilocybin?

Cannabis Law Report

Psychedelic medicine could provide much needed treatment options for some mental health and neurological disorders in the near future. There are a number of differences between PAP and current treatment approaches. This is because of the status of psychedelics as Schedule 1 drugs, under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.

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UK: Tory MP Crispin Blunt At Loggerheads With The Home Office Over Psilocybin Research

Cannabis Law Report

This change would mean it would be easier to run trials on its use in mental health treatments. The Prime Minister had already approved the rescheduling of psilocybin for exploring its potential as a treatment for depression, which he informed Mr Blunt in a meeting in May. Source: [link].

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Terpene Spotlight: Pulegone

FloridaMarijuana.net

Edition (2001): Medicinal plants contain a variety of bioactive compounds such as terpenes, which are composed of essential oils. The trained staff at the Medical Marijuana Treatment Center will assist each patient in selecting the appropriate cannabis products. According to P.M.

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Best strains and terpenes for nausea

The Cannigma

Additionally, nausea is a common side effect of cancer treatments, migraines, pregnancy, and more. A 2016 preclinical rodent trial found that CBDA was “1000 times more potent than CBD in reducing acute nausea” and “may be a highly effective treatment for acute nausea.” Limonene is the dominant terpene in lemon oil.

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Study Indicates Cannabis May Alleviate Neuropathic Pain Caused By Chemotherapy

SpeedWeed

Oxaliplatin, the researchers said, “is a platinum-based chemotherapy widely used for the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies.” This reduction was more significant in patients who received cannabis prior to treatment with oxaliplatin, suggesting a protective effect. A large prospective trial is planned.”.