Benefits and Harms of Plant-Based Cannabis for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review

Cannabis is available from medical dispensaries for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in many states of the union, yet its efficacy in treating PTSD symptoms remains uncertain. Evidence is insufficient to draw conclusions about the benefits and harms of plant-based cannabis preparations in patients with PTSD, but several ongoing studies may soon provide important results.

Effect of medical cannabis on thermal quantitative measurements of pain in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Cannabis can alleviate pain of various etiologies. This study assessed the effect of cannabis on motor symptoms and pain parameters in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Quantitative sensory test results are significantly altered following cannabis consumption in patients with PD. Cannabis probably acts on pain in PD via peripheral and central pathways.