Study: Cannabis Inhalation Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

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Inhaling cannabis improves symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the European Journal of Pain. Investigators at Tel Aviv University and the Rabin Medical Center in Israel assessed the impact of cannabis exposure on motor symptoms and pain parameters in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Researchers reported that cannabis [...]

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Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use Associated With Improved Pain Relief, Reduced Opioid Use

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The long-term, daily use of cannabis is associated with improved analgesia and reduced opioid use in patients with treatment-resistant chronic pain conditions, according to clinical trial data reported online ahead of print in The Clinical Journal of Pain. Investigators with Hebrew University in Israel evaluated the use of cannabis on pain in a cohort of [...]

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up January 22nd, 2016

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Plenty of marijuana law reform legislation was introduced in state legislatures across the country this week! We have news out of Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New Hampshire, Utah and Washington. Plus some news from abroad! Keep reading below to get the latest news in marijuana law reform from this week. International: Chile: A medical marijuana farm in the [...]

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Colombia To License Medical Cannabis Use

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has signed legislation into law regulating the licensed production and exportation of cannabis for medicinal purposes. Under the new policy, those seeking to grow medicinal cannabis commercially or manufacturer cannabis-based medicinal products may apply with government agencies for licensure. Regulators will also grant permits to those seeking to export medicinal [...]

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Case Report: Patient With Life-Threatening Angioedema Responds Favorably To Inhaled Cannabis

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Inhaling cannabis is associated with the remission of refractory idiopathic angioedema, according to a clinical report published in the journal Case Reports in Immunology. Angioedema is a condition characterized by rapid swelling under the skin in regions around the face and throat, which may result in airway obstruction or suffocation. Investigators from the Soroka University [...]

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