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Eight In 10 Migraine Sufferers Report Cannabis Helped Beat Back Pain Levels: Study

Thirty per cent of U.S. app users have turned to cannabis for relief. Almost a third of polled migraine sufferers in the U.S. have turned to medical marijuana for relief and the vast majority of those who did report that cannabis and cannabinoids have helped to reduce related pain levels. The findings reflect data gathered...

Parkinson’s Patients Report Using Cannabis Largely for Symptom Relief in U.S. Survey

Nearly a quarter of patients with Parkinson’s disease polled in a U.S. national survey reported using cannabis mainly to try and ease their symptoms, despite a lack of evidence on both its effectiveness and safety. Although still federally illegal, marijuana has been legalized for either recreational or medicinal use in 33 states in the...

Medical Cannabis Trial Underway For Australian Football Players With Chronic Pain

Each of the patients, who were taking at least 60-milligrams of morphine a day for chronic pain, showed “significant improvement” in pain interference scores. For Australian football player Ryan Gale, his previous years of athletic glory have been replaced by a harsh new reality. Gales lives with chronic pain due to his injuries and required...

This Is How Cannabis Effectively Eases Inflammation

While inflammation is the cause of many maladies, it’s also sometimes the remedy. It accounts for back pain, arthritis flare ups, headaches, bowel disorders and even an increase in heart disease. Alzheimer’s is yet another affliction associated with inflammation. And cannabis? It’s a known anti-inflammatory. As studies show, not only does cannabis have a...

Kiwibank Shuts Down ‘Green Fairy’ Account After Giving Her ‘Local Hero’ Medal

“Green fairy” Rose Renton is having her Kiwibank account shut down less than a year after the same bank awarded her a “local hero” medal.Renton has been a prominent campaigner for medicinal cannabis since the death of her son Alex in 2015, for whom she had fought for the right to treat with...

Give Cannabis To Elderly People With Chronic Pain, Doctors Say

Experts say cannabis-based medicines, including those that contain THC, should be used instead of opioids. Elderly people with chronic pain including back and joint injuries should be prescribed cannabis instead of conventional painkillers, doctors have said, as polling shows that three quarters of over-55s would consider taking it. Doctors said cannabis-based medicines, including those that...

Here’s How Cannabis Can Help Fight Chronic Gut Problems

Though cannabis provides therapeutic value for those with IBD, its primary benefit doesn’t really seem to have to do with pain. A primary reason that many patients turn to medicinal cannabis is to treat chronic pain. In fact, a 2019 study published in the journal Health Affairs found that more than 62 per cent...

Wheelchair-Bound Student Left ‘Zombified’ by Painkillers ‘has a Body That Functions’ Thanks to Medical Cannabis

A student who spent four years wheelchair bound has credited medical cannabis for enabling her to walk again. Lucy Stafford, from Cambridge, was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS) – which affects connective tissue – when she was 16 years’ old after suffering its agonising symptoms since she was 10. By the time she was...

Thai Hospitals Get the Go-Ahead to Produce Traditional Cannabis Medicines

Medicines must adhere to list of 16 government-approved concoctions. Thailand is warming to cannabis with the announcement that some hospitals can now legally produce traditional medicine containing cannabis as long as a traditional Thai medicine expert is on duty to prepare them. The traditional medicines are treatments for common illnesses in some provinces, says the...

Winning the Battle over Opioids: From Tragedy to Wellness

CANNABIS CULTURE – “I lost that enthusiasm for life, that passion.. I don’t know where either of us would be if I was still on this path.”Garin and Kelly were successful real estate agents in Washington.  They fell in love, married, and started their own company, working passionately 6-7 days a week to...
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