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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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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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Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems A Clinical Review

Original source is Journal of the American Medical Society June 23/30, 2015, Vol 313, No. 24  Abstract Importance  Cannabis and cannabinoid drugs are widely used to treat disease or alleviate symptoms, but their efficacy for specific indications is not clear.Objective  To conduct a systematic review of the benefits and adverse events (AEs) of cannabinoids.Data Sources  Twenty-ei...
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