It has long been believed that cannabis can have positive effects on cancer, so a flowering plant, full of all sorts of wonderful things, from psychoactive recreational qualities, to medicinal marvels. 

(Photo from – National Cancer Institute)

The use of cannabis and cannabinoid-based-medicines from natural to synthetic, are starting to be thought of as a possible way for patients to deal with issues caused by chemotherapy, including; nausea and vomiting, cancer-related pain, anorexia, insomnia, and anxiety. Also, immunological and antineoplastic effects in preclinical and clinical trials have been investigated.

Unfortunately, there are still, limitations in trial design and legislation, even though a number of patients have been to benefit from this plant.

(Photo from – National Cancer Institute)

It would seem that there is plenty of evidence to support the use of Cannabis for this ailment, although, it seems that patients need to carefully chosen, as well as given clear guidance that should be followed.

Other positive research would suggest that there’s potent antineoplastic activity, but more data needs to be gathered before any law changing conclusions can be attained.

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