5 Benefits of Taking Cannabis During Chemotherapy

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For instance, delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is responsible for giving the user a feeling of high. Let’s take a look at how cannabis is beneficial during chemo: Reduces pain and inflammation. Chemotherapy is synonymous with pain. The people who are suffering from cancer and going through regular sessions of chemotherapy have to deal with a lot of pain and inflammations. It contains compounds and chemicals like THC, which brings you instant relief from pain.

‘Too costly, not enough evidence it works’, says UK in blow to cannabis campaigners

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A concurrent review by NHS England, which overseas budget, planning, and day-to-day operations of the commissioning side of the English health service has said more research and trials are needed, however. In November 2018, the legal status of cannabis was changed to allow specialist clinicians to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products to patients with an exceptional clinical need, following a high-profile media campaign.