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One News: ‘How much pain do I need to be in?’ MS sufferer pleads for funding of medical cannabis

Sickness beneficiary Warren Edney, who suffers immensely from a rapidly progressing form of MS, on his need for Medical Cannabis, to support Warren, and others like him, please consider donating to him on our give a little page. 
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Nelson Mail: Takaka woman’s use of cannabis to treat MS ‘topical’

A Nelson District Court judge struggled to find an appropriate sentence for a woman who cultivated cannabis to help treat her multiple sclerosis.Fiona Porter, 45, told the court on Monday that she grew cannabis for personal medicinal use after medication prescribed to treat her multiple sclerosis left her unable to see, walk or speak properly at times.Police found 11 mature cannabis plants...
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Cost-effectiveness of Sativex in multiple sclerosis spasticity: new data and application to Italy.

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Authors Slof J, Ruiz L, Vila C.Abstract;Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic progressive disease that carries a high socioeconomic burden. Spasticity (rigidity and spasms) is common in MS and contributes to MS-related disability. This study aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of Sativex(®) (9-delta-tetrahydrocannabinol plus cannabidiol oromucosal spray) when used as add-on therapy fo...
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Advances in the management of MS symptoms: real-life evidence.

Author: Trojano M. AbstractOnce the efficacy and tolerability of a new intervention have been demonstrated in clinical trials under ideal experimental conditions, observational studies within approved label conditions are performed to determine its effectiveness in real-world use and expand the safety/tolerability data. Several large observational studies have been conducted of Sativex(®) (THC:...
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Walking improvements with nabiximols in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Authors Coghe G, Pau M, Corona F, Frau J, Lorefice L, Fenu G, Spinicci G, Mamusa E, Musu L, Massole S  Massa R, Marrosu MG, Cocco E.Abstract: Recently, nabiximols was approved as a treatment in MS spasticity. Data leading to approval and clinical use of nabiximols, although widely recognised, are based on subjective scales. Movement analysis procedures would obtain more detailed data about the...
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