Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Prescription Drug Use, Study Finds

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Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Prescription Drug Use, Study Finds | NORML CHICAGO, IL — Patients enrolled in a statewide medical cannabis program are likely to reduce their use of conventional prescription drugs over time, according to data published online ahead of print … Read More

Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana

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Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana | NORML FORT COLLINS, CO — Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis report that cannabis effectively mitigates many of their symptoms, according to survey data published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine. … Read More

Study: Oral THC Safe and Effective for Treatment of Spasticity in Pediatric Patients

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Study: Oral THC Safe and Effective for Treatment of Spasticity in Pediatric Patients | Paul Armentano DUSSELDORF, GERMANY — The administration of oral, synthetic THC (dronabinol) is safe and effective for the treatment of refractory spasticity in pediatric patients, according to … Read More

Study: Epileptic Patients Report Subjective Benefits from Cannabis

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Study: Epileptic Patients Report Subjective Benefits from Cannabis | Paul Armentano ONTARIO, CANADA — Patients with epilepsy frequently experiment with cannabis and most report experiencing subjective benefits following their use of the substance, according to data published online ahead of print … Read More

Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Transplant Patients

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Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Transplant Patients | Paul Armentano BALTIMORE, MD — A history of marijuana use is not contraindicated in kidney transplantation, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Transplantation. … Read More

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