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Study: Cannnabis Useful in Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy

By Laird Harrison, Medscape Inhaled cannabis can blunt the pain of diabetic neuropathy without seriously impairing cognitive function, a new study shows. “The higher the dose, the more the pain relief,” first author Mark Wallace, MD, told Medscape Medical News. “There was, however, a dose-dependent increase in euphoria.” The study is the first randomized controlled …

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Illinois State Board Recommends Migraines, PTSD and Other Ailments As Medical Cannabis Conditions

The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board on Monday voted to recommend a variety of medical ailments as conditions that qualify an individual to become a legal medical cannabis patient. The Board voted 8 to 2 to recommend to the Illinois Department of Health that migraines be added as qualifying conditions for medical cannabis use. The …

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Cannabis Mitigates Treatment-Resistant Diabetic Neuropathy, Finds New Study

Cannabis use alleviates pain in diabetic subjects suffering from neuropathy that’s resistant to standard treatment, according to a new study being published in The Journal of Pain, and published online ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health. For the study, researchers examined the efficacy of inhaled cannabis (versus a placebo) in 16 …

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