If you’re the type of individual who likes to keep a close tab on all things up and coming, you might have heard the rumors flying around the underground that some plucky people are attempting to make a perfume based on the fine aroma of our favorite plant species. A high-grade fragrance if you will. Now, I spoke to a few people who dismissed the idea as a pipe-dream and others who felt it was their chance to pull out the old soap-box and start spouting off about something before they knew all the facts – ‘why would you want to smell of weed?’, they said, ‘surely you want something to hide it, not make it more obvious!’. And maybe they had a point. I love the smell of flowering crops and freshly cured buds but there’s always that worry that you might be picked up on someone’s olfactory radar when you move into a ‘clean zone’. Nevertheless, I was intrigued by the idea.
Impact of Medical Cannabis on Patient-Reported Symptoms for Patients With Cancer Enrolled in Minnesota’s Medical Cannabis Program
Minnesota’s medical cannabis program is unique, in that it routinely collects patient-reported scores on symptoms. This article focuses on changes in symptom severity reported by patients with cancer during their first 4 months of program participation. Patients with cancer enrolled in Minnesota’s medical cannabis program showed significant reduction across all eight symptoms assessed within 4 months of program participation. Medical cannabis was well tolerated, and some patients attained clinically meaningful and lasting levels of improvement.