New study shows that inhaled cannabis is effective for diabetic neuropathic pain

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A randomized, placebo-controlled  trial published in The Journal of Pain shows evidence that inhaled cannabis may be effective for reducing neuropathic pain caused by diabetes.  See the study results here.

By |Tuesday, August 11, 2015|Cannabis, Pain|0 Comments

Is Cannabis as Effective as Opiates for Treating Pain?

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For patients suffering from severe chronic pain their choices are limited. Medical marijuana may be an alternative to prescription opioid painkillers.  In fact states that allow medical cannabis have lower rates of opioid use.  

NFL Players Turn to Medical Cannabis for Pain


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One challenge the NFL faces is how to bring marijuana into the game as a pain reliever without condoning its use as a recreational drug. And facing a lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds of former […]

By |Wednesday, October 29, 2014|Medical Marijuana news, Pain|0 Comments

Cannabis: A treatment for Lyme Symptoms

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Jay Reighley, a practitioner at Integr8 Health in Falmouth, Maine, recommends patients suffering from Lyme disease to try medical cannabis for its symptom-management and potential disease-modifying effects.   She believes cannabis to be a safer alternative to […]

Marijuana Treatment for Neuropathic Pain, Study Shows

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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel group study published in this month’s issue of the European Journal of Pain, and published online early by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis can significantly reduce pain and improve sleep in […]