“Factful” Facts About Medical Marijuana

oct-2010-cannabis-1.gifChiderova’s personal experience does not count in the medical literature. Marijuana obtained on the streets is of unknown quality, the dosage is not standard, and there is no data on risk and safety. Also, few studies evaluate the claims of patients, while thousands of Canadians continue to seek relief from an array of symptoms, pain and inflammation, from migraines to multiple sclerosis, cancer to epilepsy.

“It was instantaneous,” said Chiderova, who turned to marijuana for medicinal purposes as a last resort while being treated for stomach cancer. Without it, she says, she could not have continued with life-saving chemotherapy.

To read more, visit http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/smoking-out-the-facts-about-medical-marijuana


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