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Most patients, who use cannabis, benefit from the drug

The first study on the characteristics of patients with Health Ministry permission for treatment with medical cannabis was revealed on 25 May at the Sixth International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy. The study was led by Prof. Pesach Shvartzman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The study carried out to observe new patients using the...
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The medicinal use of cannabis may provide dramatic relief for sufferers of chronic illnesses

A treatment with cannabis can improve appetite, ease chronic pain, and more, say researchers of Tel Aviv University. “Though controversial, medical cannabis has been gaining ground as a valid therapy, offering relief to suffers of diseases such as cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder, ALS and more,“ says a report by Tel Aviv University's American Friends reprinted...
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Cannabis effective in cancer symptoms according to survey

At the Israeli Oncologists Union conference in Eilat in January researchers said more doctors should recommend cannabis to cancer patients. They noted that most cancer patients currently being treated with medical cannabis are advised of the option only in the advanced stages of the illness. More than two-thirds of cancer patients who were prescribed medical...
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