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Using Cannabis To Treat Migraine Could Increase Risk of Rebound Headaches, Says Study

Washington, March 2: A recent study suggested that people using cannabis for migraine relief can develop rebound headaches, similar to overuse headaches experienced by people who use too much migraine pain medication. The preliminary study released on March 1 and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 73rd Annual Meeting being held virtually… Read More »

InterCure gets Israel’s first imported medical cannabis shipment

FILE PHOTO: Ehud Barak, chairman of InterCure, a holding company of small medical firms, that bought medical cannabis developer Canndoc, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Tel Aviv, Israel January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun LOD, Israel (Reuters) – Canndoc, an Israeli producer of medical grade cannabis, on Sunday received a shipment of 250 kilos… Read More »

Cannabis users need 220% more anesthesia to undergo surgery, study finds 

Cannabis users need 220% more anesthesia to undergo surgery, study finds The report comes from a small study of 250 surgery patients in Colorado Marijuana has been legal medically and recreationally in Colorado since 2012 The researchers found a need for more anesthesia in patients who regularly used marijuana  By Mia De Graaf Health Editor… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Availability of NHS cannabis will be limited to just a few people

The new reclassification of ­cannabis for medical use means it can be prescribed on the NHS. If only that were ­entirely true. The reality is few people are likely to get a script for medical cannabis, according to a BMJ editorial. The potential demand for medical cannabis in the UK is considerable. A poll found… Read More »

Critics call them ‘kickbacks’: Pot producers paying millions in fees to cannabis clinics for patient-customers

Some in the industry call them “referral fees,” others “educational grants.” To at least one bioethicist, they are simply kickbacks. Licensed producers of medical cannabis are paying millions of dollars to cannabis clinics across the country in exchange for patients who register their marijuana prescriptions with the companies, corporate documents and interviews reveal. What just… Read More »