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Both the public as the medical experts, are divided in its opinion on the use of Cannabis as a palliative. There are studies in diseases in the current treatment does not provide relief or no improvement the patient’s symptoms. This is a topic of discussion for more than 100 years of controversy, and that currently not only is a matter legal or political, but a matter of all. The Cannabis has in its against several points, does not enjoy good image, and that a large sector thinks that the effectiveness of the Mary is based only on anecdotes and data provided by patients, but the reality is that the studies at the University of Washington on 33 clinical trials from 1971 to 2009, argue that the cannabis are extremely safe as analgesics, with a toxic minimum. There remains the controversy, while the medical community in general ignores in general the use of Cannabis; more than 7,000 doctors prescribe their use to more than 400,000 patients in the US.
14 States in the US have legalized the consumption of medicinal marijuana, the most promotes is California even clinics and move their services of sales. It remains Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. Their therapeutic use is prohibited in 36 states.
Currently continues to explore clinical scientists and 5 completed showed that the Hemp can relieve pain in accidents, diseases of the nervous system and the pain produced by multiple sclerosis. It is studying in California the therapeutic potential of hemp and products with a high content of Cannabis. Read the rest of this entry »