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DOES MEDICAL MARIJUANA REALLY WORK?
A 2016 report by the National Academy Of Science reviewed the current state of clinical evidence regarding the medicinal uses of marijuana. The report indicated that there was clinical evidence supporting the therapeutic use of marijuana for the following conditions:
- Chronic pain
- Improving anxiety symptoms
- Improving patient-reported multiple sclerosis spasticity symptoms
- Improving sleep
- Chemotherapy-induced nasuea and vomiting
- Increased appetite and decreasing weight loss
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS CBD?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that is found in the marijuana plant, and is one of the main cannabinoids. The British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology published a study that concluded CBD reduces nausea and vomiting, suppresses seizures, treats psychosis, treats inflammation, combats neurodegenerative disorders, prevents the growth of tumors and cancer cells, and can help manage anxiety and depression.
WHAT IS THC?
THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol is in a class of substances called cannabinoids and is the main psychoactive substance in marijuana. THC has been found to have several therapeutic applications such as management of mild to moderate pain, appetite loss, insomnia, depression and nausea.