The legislation, HB 1251, would permit the use of non-hallucinogenic marijuana or cannabis extracts known as cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil to treat any diagnosed condition or disease. Scientific studies indicate that the oils can reduce nausea and alleviate pain, and also may slow the growth of and kill some cancer cells.
“For Texans suffering from intractable epilepsy, the wait for medical cannabis is finally over,”
PHI Group, an US investment fund that specializes in natural resources and agriculture, plans to cultivate medical cannabis and other medicinal herbs in Romania’s Transylvania region
“We’re sitting on the edge of tremendous innovation that will transform the landscape for providers, for patients, and for those companies bringing these products to market
“Chemo just isn’t a lot of fun,” Rep. Daw told the committee. “You know, some patient may just say, ‘I don’t want to do chemo.’ They may do something else.”
“With prescription-only rules for codeine coming into effect today, it has now become a matter of urgency that seriously ill patients obtain access to an effective and safe alternative,” Senator Leyonhjelm says.
I’m gutted that cynical politics won tonight, not the voices of the vulnerable and the sick who are presently being criminalised because of archaic law demonstrably unfit for purpose,” she wrote
Its progress has been amazing since Federal restrictions on the use of cannabis in medicine began to be loosened in 2016. About 320 patients have been given legal access to it since then.
But one thing that has been very slow to change is the negative attitude of the doctors’ trade union, the Australian Medical Association.
“This is the first study to provide evidence for an association between changes in potency and health-related outcomes,” said Tom Freeman, an addiction scientist at King’s.
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CBD oil, though not illegal in Ireland, is not authorised as a medicinal product and so it was not considered as a treatment option.