Medical cannabis can help alleviate adverse events from cancer treatment, like vomiting, nausea, appetite loss, and sleeping difficulty, explained Eloise Theisen, RN, MSN, AGPCNP-BC.
The medical marijuana revolution in New Mexico began 40 years ago with a cancer patient named Lynn Pierson, a Vietnam war veteran who spearheaded the enactment of the first medical marijuana law in the nation on Feb. 21, 1978.
Despite the evidence of the growing potential of the cannabis industry and wider acceptance, the domestic distribution of medical cannabis remains low.
The market for medical cannabis has been growing steadily over the last decade, but it may be on the cusp of a breakthrough in oncology.
A bill that could legalize medical marijuana in North Carolina is taking a long, winding road through the state Senate, but the bill’s Republican sponsors have managed to get it successfully through several committees.
The Cherokee Tribal Council today approved a 42-page ordinance that will establish a system to support legalized medical marijuana on the Qualla Boundary.
Texas cancer patients and people with PTSD will soon be able to join state’s expanded medical marijuana program
David Bass, a military veteran diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, at his home in Killeen on Sunday. He’s used illegal marijuana to treat symptoms, but plans to enroll in the state’s medical cannabis program that expands Sept. 1.
A cannabis-based mouth spray is set to be tested as a potential treatment for an aggressive form of brain tumor called glioblastoma, marking the first-ever major human trial involving medical cannabis as a cancer therapy.
The Department of Health said registration by consultants and their patients on the Cannabis for Medical Use Register, to be operated by the Health Service Executive, would be required for the prescribing of cannabis-based products under the scheme.
The parents of an epileptic two-year-old are paying £1k a month for medical cannabis they cannot get on the NHS.