Cannabis helps with cancer-related pain, a Canadian team of experts has concluded.
Their study, published in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, confirmed that medicinal marijuana is a "safe and effective complementary treatment for pain relief in patients with cancer."
Of 358 cancer patients who participated in the study, roughly a quarter took THC-dominant products, 38% used THC-CBD-balanced drugs and 17% took CBD-dominant products. Interestingly, in November, a group of Australian researchers discovered that CBD oil without THC does not help advanced cancer patients with pain, depression, anxiety and overall quality of life.
However, according to Canadian scientists, patients taking part in their study confirmed that cannabis medicines helped them to maintain their daily routine while feeling much less pain.
To confirm their findings, researchers from …