This review illustrates some brief considerations of the medical use of cannabis recently issued in Italy. History and uses of cannabisthroughout centuries and different countries are illustrated together with a description of botany and active phytocannabinoids. Then, medical use of cannabis anti-pain treatment for patients resistant to conventional therapies is described in case of chronic neuropathic pain, spasticity, for anticinetosic and antiemetic effect in nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, for appetite stimulating effect in cachexia, anorexia, loss of appetite in cancer patients or patients with AIDS and in anorexia nervosa, hypotensive effect in glaucoma resistant to conventional therapies and for reduction of involuntary body and facial movements in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
Let’s not count our chickens just yet, although it is a step closer
Campaigners say it contrasts with Britain’s ‘medieval’ approach.
Will the committee ever come together to finalise preparations
More than two dozen states allow marijuana use for a variety of ailments, but the FDA has not approved it for any medical use.
Cannabis for medical purposes will soon be legal in Grand Duchy, but for which diseases and under what conditions?
“Prohibition has failed. Using cannabis remains illegal, but this has not stopped Australians from using it.
Richard Di Natale’s policy would also allow sales in licensed shops and up to six marijuana plants at home for personal use
“The law requires that medical marijuana be produced in an enclosed, locked facility that does not allow the plants to be visible from the street or other public areas,”
Marijuana is illegal at the federal level, even as 29 states have legalized pot in some form.