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5 Benefits of Taking Cannabis During Chemotherapy

Otherside Farms

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

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis treatments are too expensive and do not come with enough test evidence to be effective, UK authorities have said. It also said current treatments for adults suffering severe symptoms were “not cost effective”. 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.