Study: Cannabis Safe and Effective in Fibromyalgia Patients

NORML

The administration of herbal cannabis is safe and effective in patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia, according to clinical data published this month in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Additional information on cannabis and fibromyalgia appears in the NORML publication here.

Medical Marijuana Offers Hope for Treatment of PTSD

FloridaMarijuana.net

Living with PTSD, no matter the underlying cause of the trauma, can be extremely difficult for patients and their loved ones. According to a 2017 report published by the National Academies of Sciences , PTSD is a stressor-related disorder which develops as a result of a patient’s exposure to a traumatic event. Treatment usually aims at reducing reactions and to diminishing the acuity of the reactions. cannabis cannabis research education Patient Education

A New Treatment: CBD Oil For Autism?

Puff Puff Post

A sample of 120 patients aged between 5 and 29 years old with mild to severe autism are currently being given two different cannabis oil formulas or placebo. The Current Treatments for Autism. CBD Oil For Autism: How Can Cannabis Help?

Medical Marijuana: An Alternative Treatment for Depression?

FloridaMarijuana.net

The study’s data showed that “Cannabis significantly reduced ratings of depression, anxiety, and stress.” Furthermore, researchers from the Washington State University found that cannabis with a low concentration of THC and high CBD concentration had the best results in reducing perceived symptoms of depression. When cannabis is self-diagnosed to treat depression, the user has no control over which strand and the quantities of its components he/she is consuming.

Science Backs Most Medical Cannabis Treatment, Study Finds

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About 85% of patients' reasons for using medical cannabis were supported by substantial or conclusive evidence, according to a new study published in the journal Health Affairs. The post Science Backs Most Medical Cannabis Treatment, Study Finds appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech chronic pain medical marijuana studies

How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

FloridaMarijuana.net

Medical marijuana can alleviate certain side effects and, some research indicates, reduce the number of seizures a patient experiences. Cannabinoids are compounds in cannabis that target cells in the body. Cannabis has an ancient history across the Middle East and India as an anticonvulsant , but during the past 20 years , research has grown exponentially in support of the medicinal qualities of cannabis. The post How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

New Jersey approves medical marijuana as treatment for opioid addiction

SpeedWeed

Prescription painkiller addicts can now seek medical cannabis as a form of treatment in New Jersey. The state will also eliminate a prior authorization requirement for Medicaid recipients to receive medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Effective Use Of Cannabis For Asthma Treatment

Medical Marijuana 411

The anti-inflammatory properties of Cannabis can help treat asthma, which causes lung inflammation. See how patients are using cannabis for asthma treatment. The post Effective Use Of Cannabis For Asthma Treatment appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Asthma Cannabis Science Edibles Medical Marijuana 411

How Medical Cannabis Telemedicine Appointments Benefit Patients

Medicinal Marijuana Association

Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada for almost two decades, but it’s only gained popularity in the last few years. As more research is being conducted, more medical professionals and patients are beginning to explore the possibilities of medicinal treatments with cannabis.

Cannabis Flavoniod Could Provide Breakthrough Treatment Against Pancreatic Cancer

The Fresh Toast

A new study finds that flavonoids, the chemical that gives cannabis its color, could significantly increase the life expectancy of pancreatic cancer patients. Continue reading Cannabis Flavoniod Could Provide Breakthrough Treatment Against Pancreatic Cancer at The Fresh Toast.

Video: Cops Search For Marijuana in Hospital Room of Missouri Man Suffering from Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

MassRoots

A Missouri man suffering from stage-four (IV) pancreatic cancer endured a police raid on his hospital room Thursday, as officers searched his belongings for cannabis. Patients suffering from stage four cancer are fighting for their lives. Missouri Medical Cannabis Law.

Innovative Treatment for Seizures Released by Nature’s Grace and Wellness & JC Pharma Inc

Canna Newswire

have reached a much- anticipated agreement that will make a groundbreaking, new seizure treatment available to the public. have designed a new intranasal treatment that provides a faster delivery method than other common seizure treatments. MEDICAL CANNABIS PHARMACEUTICALS

CBD: Polyarteritis Nodosa Treatment And Symptom Relief

Otherside Farms

However, cannabis is a lot more than just smoking to get high. In fact, the main reason why cannabis is so popular in the world is because of its medical capabilities. There are so many conditions where you can get a better outcome if you are consuming cannabis in some form.

Is Cannabis a Good Treatment Option for Eating Disorders?

Greencamp

It takes just a few puffs of weed to get the munchies, but does this mean that medical cannabis works well for actual eating disorders? While the mainstream public is not convinced, some experts believe that cannabis can be used to help people get the better of their eating disorder.

Terpene Spotlight: Myrcene

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Just like all other plants, the Cannabis plant produces and excretes beneficial essential oils. These essential oils are called Terpenes, and while research is still evolving, science has proven that these oils can drastically improve a patient’s quality of life. Cannabis and its Terpenes synchronize their chemical effects by working concurrently. Because of Terpenes, each cannabis strain possesses a distinct taste and scent.

Terpene Spotlight: Bergamotene

FloridaMarijuana.net

Cannabis is becoming more accepted as a medicinal aid especially as more research is conducted to understand the complexity and advantages of the plant. The Cannabis plant is believed to be one of the first plants known to humans. Cannabis has been used for centuries, and it has been well-documented in historical records. Now science is progressing beyond anecdotal support of the cannabis plant’s efficacy. Cannabis and Natural Cannabis Medicines ” by Robert C.

Australia: ASX Listed Althea Says It Now Has 2000 Cannabis Patients On Its Books

Cannabis Law Report

ASX-listed medical marijuana company Althea says it is providing cannabis to nearly 2000 Australian patients with debilitating conditions. Melbourne-based Althea says 1925 patients have been prescribed medical pot in Australia by 296 healthcare professionals.

Cannabis: A Different Kind Of Treatment

Americans for Safe Access

Thanks to the results from recently-permitted scientific studies and the untiring work of cannabis activist groups, more and more people are beginning to accept that cannabis is a successful form of treatment for certain medical conditions.

Article – Sydney Criminal Lawyers: “Canberra has turned its back on medicinal cannabis patients”

Cannabis Law Report

In May 2014, Barnaby Joyce spoke out in support of legalising cannabis medicine: a campaign fronted by a young patient named Dan Haslam. “We speculate that the tight regulation is more a means of control and restriction with the aim of keeping Australian patient numbers minimal.”

Becoming a Medical Marijuana Patient

Otherside Farms

Becoming a Medical Marijuana Patient in the United States involves different requirements depending on the state you reside in. In California, there are limits as to how much medicine a patient can grow or carry. See our articles on various ailments treated with cannabis.

7 Medical Cannabis Organizations That Normalize Treatment

Peninsula Alternative Health

Advocating for medical cannabis is no easy feat, and these organizations are spearheading state, national, and global efforts. The organization also offered pesticide guidance and accelerated licensing to create safe access for qualifying patients in Maryland. Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Cancer Treatment Shows Potential – Jamaican Medical Company

WeedAdvisor

For decades, marijuana for cancer treatment seemed out of the question. But with countries like Canada and Uruguay have legalized cannabis entirely, and the U.S. Recently, the Jamaica-based Apollon Medical Formularies made a discovery that might bring hope to those undergoing cancer treatment. The Endocannabinoid System in Cannabis Cancer Treatment. Put simply, using cannabis rather than chemotherapy is like using precision weaponry over mass bombing.

Marijuana for Nausea: Helping Cancer Patients for Decades

Greencamp

It took a lot of time for humanity to “rediscover” the medical potential of cannabis. Although there’s still a long way to go, cannabis has been accepted by many as a tool for treating regular nausea, but also nausea caused by chemotherapy. And that’s where cannabis comes into play.

7 Medical Cannabis Organizations That Normalize Treatment

Peninsula Alternative Health

Advocating for medical cannabis is no easy feat, and these organizations are spearheading state, national, and global efforts. The organization also offered pesticide guidance and accelerated licensing to create safe access for qualifying patients in Maryland.

New Jersey patient certifications now valid for one year

Canna Care Docs

Effective July 18, 2019, patients in New Jersey may be certified for a period of up to one year for medical cannabis. Canna Care Docs is updating our pricing to make it even easier for patients to get access to assessment, education, and safe treatment.

Terpene Spotlight: Linalool

FloridaMarijuana.net

For centuries, humans have relied on the cannabis plant for its therapeutic properties. More than ever, cannabis can aid in the treatment of chronic disease and as a supplement to their healthcare regime. As the use of medical marijuana increases in Florida, patients are learning that the Cannabis plant is a complex and ancient natural remedy. Often, patients are prescribed opioids and other pharmaceutical medications.

Study: Medical Marijuana Associated With Reduced Opioid Use in Fibromyalgia Patients

The Joint Blog

Fibromyalgia patients suffering from lower back pain respond favorably to medical cannabis as a treatment, according to a new study published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology , and epublished by the National Institute of Health. For the study, researchers assessed the analgesic efficacy of both opioids and medical cannabis in 31 fibromyalgia (FM) patients with lower back pain.

Tennessee Moves To Be Friendly To Visiting Medical Marijuana Patients

MassRoots

A couple of Democratic legislators in Tennessee are trying to tackle the state’s cannabis policy reform from within. One patient would also be allowed to give medical cannabis to another registered, card-holding patient without being prosecuted.

Terpene Spotlight: Valencene

FloridaMarijuana.net

As interest in the medical cannabis industry grows, science is dissecting the cannabis plant even further to understand just how the complicated plant can heal humans, and animals. There is archeological evidence that proves that humans have used cannabis for at least 10,000 years; recorded history, for at least 5,000 years. While the research catches up to the legacy of the cannabis plant, science is confirming what people have known and understood for centuries.

Study: Cannabinoids May Be An Effective Adjunct Treatment for D

The Joint Blog

Cannabinoids “may be an effective adjunct for the treatment of pancreatic cancer”, according to a new study. The study, titled Potential Use of Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer, was published by the Journal of Pancreatic Cancer, and has been epublished by the National Institute of Health. “Cannabinoid extracts may have anticancer properties, which can improve cancer treatment outcomes”, begins the study’s abstract.

Terpene Spotlight: Eucalyptol

FloridaMarijuana.net

Cannabis is becoming more accepted as a medicinal aid especially as more research is conducted to understand the complexity and advantages of the plant. The Cannabis plant is believed to be one of the first plants known to humans. Cannabis has been used for centuries, and it has been well-documented in historical records. The healing cannabis plant is most notably known for the compounds THC and CBD.

THC Basics: An Introduction For Patients

Canna Care Docs

An Introductory Lesson on THC Basics For Medical Cannabis Patients. Cannabis, a plant that has proven to be endlessly complex is still under the microscope by researchers, patients, physicians, and society.

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Patients of CannaTech: Me’aleh

CannaTech

CannaTech is a world-leading medical cannabis event bringing together industry mavens, researchers, creators, and policy-makers to accelerate cannabinoid-based innovation. This sector is ever-expanding and endlessly profitable, however all of this growth pivots on the fulcrum of patient access. At CannaTech Tel Aviv this April, a thousand cannabis experts convened to make deals, talk tech, and discuss the future. Promoting research into medical applications for cannabis.

Huge Win for Epilepsy Patient as D.C. Lifts Ban on Medical Marijuana in Schools

WeedAdvisor

It then be logical to assume that children with prescriptions would be allowed to consume medical cannabis in school. Unfortunately, this mentality causes innocent patients to suffer and seriously affects their quality of life while at school. Cannabis, however, proved much better.

The Challenges of Offering Medical Cannabis to Patients

CannaTech

In a perfect world, patients would have honest conversations with their family doctors about cannabis. Truthfully, the topic of medical cannabis remains contentious in the realm of family health. Changing Perceptions on Cannabis. Challenges Dosing Cannabis.

How medical cannabis can aid cancer patients

420 Clinic

National Cancer Survivors Day is an opportunity for your community to demonstrate that it has an active, productive cancer survivor population and to bring awareness to the challenges they face during and after treatment. THC, and cannabinoid pharmaceuticals have been studied for several medical applications, including the treatment of nausea, pain, anorexia and weight loss, neurodegeneration and neuropathy. Multiple molecules work to enhance the positive effects of cannabis.

Premier Health signs Partnership Agreement with Navigator Genomics™ to provide Pharmacogenomic Testing & Medical Cannabis Educational Content to Patients

Canna Newswire

According to a study by Scipher Medicine, 65 percent of patients prescribed the world’s top five selling drugs didn’t respond to the therapy. Through the telemedicine feature on the app, patients can directly discuss their results with their doctor. MEDICAL CANNABIS TESTING