The idea of a cannabis product creating a sort of psychedelic experience is not a new one.
A growing number of Americans are using cannabis as it becomes legalized for recreational use in a rapidly increasing number of U.S. states.
Around 17,000 people in the UK are now thought to have received legal medical cannabis for a range of conditions including chronic pain, depression, insomnia and Parkinson’s.
With the increased use of cannabis in the medicinal and recreational domains, it is becoming more important for physicians to better understand its harmful and beneficial effects.
Insufficient management of cancer-associated chronic and neuropathic pain adversely affects patient quality of life.
Just a couple of years ago, Lucy Stafford was in such agonising pain that she was willing to treat it by any means possible.
Anorexia can affect up to 90 % of people with advanced cancer. It is a complex symptom associated with changes in taste, lack of hunger at mealtimes and lack of food enjoyment.
A complex motor disorder is a combination of various types of abnormal movements that are associated with impaired quality of life (QOL).
Herbal cannabis has been used for thousands of years for medical purposes.
Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) has been used throughout the world medically, recreationally and spiritually for thousands of years. In South Africa, from the mid-19th century to the 1920s, practitioners prescribed it for a multitude of conditions.