Mara Gordon is a world-renowned expert on cannabis and cancer. Through her nonprofit Aunt Zelda’s, she has worked with more than 600+ patients (mostly cancer cases), using cannabis medicine as well as several other supplements.
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Plenty of anecdotal evidence suggests people suffering from pain, nausea, anxiety or other forms of emotional distress often swap their prescription drugs for marijuana. A new study completed by the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia adds yet more scientific rigor to the casual observations.
According to a study conducted by Dr. Marcel Olde Rikkert at the Radboud University Medical Center, medical cannabis may not help alleviate common behavioral symptoms that affect those afflicted with dementia.
The Federal Drug Administration is willing to support continued research into a treatment option that is based on Dronabinol, a cannabinoid, which is one of the many non-THC derivatives of the cannabis plant.
“Cannabis takes the edge off,” “it helps me sleep,” “there is no hangover,” “it is natural,” “I can drive fine on it, unlike alcohol” and “I can stop using anytime because cannabis is not addictive.” These are some of the most common remarks I hear from clients regarding their cannabis use.