Cannabinoids appear to possess many potential medical uses, which may extend to pain control. A narrative review of the literature has found a variety of studies testing botanical and synthetic cannabinoids in different pain syndromes (acute pain, cancer pain, chronic noncancer pain, fibromyalgia pain, migraine, neuropathic pain, visceral pain, and others). Results from these studies are mixed; cannabinoids appear to be most effective in controlling neuropathic pain, allodynia, medication-rebound headache, and chronic noncancer pain. A great deal more remains to be elucidated about cannabinoids which may emerge to play an important role in the treatment of neuropathic and possibly other painful conditions. There remains a great deal more to learn about the role of cannabinoids in pain management.
Germany’s medical marijuana users are people tired of popping powerful pills to ease pain. Facing a cannabis import crisis, the country is now starting to grow its own.
For the thousands of Vermonters who choose to use recreationally, what will the equivalent of a “drink responsibly” campaign for cannabis look like? “Toke thoughtfully”? “Warning: Objects may appear more edible than they are”?
So how do you know exactly which herb will be the most beneficial for your ailment? How can Florida’s doctors, many of whom have never prescribed medical marijuana, know which strain, concentration, and dosage is right for their patients?
While the Italian Ministry of Defence currently produces medical cannabis for the domestic market, certain wholesalers are permitted to purchase directly from the Dutch Office of Medical Cannabis, a sharp rise in demand has led to the government seeking external parties to provide additional supply.
Two Republican lawmakers say they’re introducing a measure that would legalize oil-based marijuana products for patients with certain health conditions
A credit union in Maryland, USA, is offering banking services to support the state’s rising medical cannabis industry
Cannabis Use is Associated with Lower Odds of Prescription Opioid Analgesic Use Among HIV-Infected Individuals with Chronic Pain
We conducted a secondary data analysis of screening interviews conducted as part of a parent randomized trial of financial incentives to improve HIV outcomes among drug users. In a convenience sample of people with HIV and chronic pain, we collected self-report data on demographic characteristics. Our data suggest that new medical cannabis legislation might reduce the need for opioid analgesics for pain management, which could help to address adverse events associated with opioid analgesic use.
When we arrived for our weekly visit Dave had a nice surprise waiting for us. He had his portable vaporizer heated up at Pistils Perch and we started the photo session with a smoke session to shake out the morning cobwebs.
According to the experts, since the very first time the hallucinatory aspect of this herb entered into human being’s blood stream that led to the sudden out of the blue euphoric and ecstatic feeling, mankind’s been using this plant as a sacred medium for the communion with the spiritual world and to achieve a elated heavenly delight that they thought opened doors to a numinous new realm of higher consciousness