Mice with pancreatic cancer that were treated with a naturally occurring constituent of medicinal cannabis alongside chemotherapy, survived almost three times longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone, a new study reports.
The team behind the research pointed at that the trial results may not be generalizable because the number of participants was small and only represented a group of patients with stable, but advanced, COPD
Under current recommendations, people who use cannabis for conditions including chronic pain, arthritis, the side effects of chemotherapy and even the self-medication of brain and other tumours, will continue to be criminalised.
Results of a randomized, double-blind clinical trial suggest that nabilone may be effective in treating agitation in people with Alzheimer's disease.
In Colorado and Washington arrest rates for cannabis has fallen and crime clearance rates for violent crime, burglary, motor vehicle theft and property crime have shifted upward.
This move fulfills the Ohio legislative mandate that an Ohio public college or university serve as a testing lab for the new medical cannabis program to promote public safety.
Early research shows that in combination with immune checkpoint inhibitors, cannabinoids may significantly improve cancer care.
Reports of severe illnesses and deaths resulting from the use of synthetic cannabinoid products that have been contaminated with brodifacoum, a very long-acting anticoagulant commonly used in rat poison sparked the warning.
Brain imaging studies showed that the drug impairs function in key brain regions involved in learning and memory.