IBD patients (inflammatory bowel disease) report symptom benefits and fewer emergency room visits while consuming medical cannabis, a study has found.
The recent legalization of recreational marijuana use in some parts of the world, the discovery of new indications for the clinical application of cannabis.
The dispensing of medicinal cannabis products on the Isle of Man has been further delayed, the Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed.
Hong Kong will ban cannabidiol, or CBD, from February, adding the cannabis compound to a criminalised list of drugs including heroin and cocaine.
New regulations are in place at the federal and provincial levels in Canada regarding the way medical cannabis is to be controlled.
The use of cannabis for the treatment of migraine has become an area of interest with the legalization of medical cannabis in the USA.
Medical cannabis use is common in the United States and increasingly more socially acceptable. As more patients seek out and acquire medical cannabis, primary care physicians will be faced with a growing number of patients seeking information on the indications, efficacy, and safety of medical cannabis.
The government will take a stand on the use of cannabis for medical purposes before the end of the year, says Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.
Medical cannabis use is increasingly common in Australia. Patients and physicians need to be aware of the important implications that such use may have for driving.
The idea of a cannabis product creating a sort of psychedelic experience is not a new one.