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Medical uses of cannabis

Before cannabis was made illegal, a huge number of people had used it as a medication for a large number of diseases and disabilities for thousands of years without even the harm associated with many of today's commonly-prescribed medications.

It is claimed cannabis can help alieviate the following symptoms

Under the Misuse of Drugs Act cannabis is classed as a substance with no medical value. However, incalcuable amounts of anecdotal evidence and increasing amounts of modern research has found that it is useful for an incredibly large number of symptoms. The columns bordering this page list just some of these.

Due to increased media attention, many members of the public are now aware of certain therapeutic uses. Some of the more common ones are detailed below.

Do you use cannabis for any of these conditions, or for any other medical benefit? If so, please tell us your story via this form. Anonymous submissions welcome!

AIDS

Cancer chemotherapy

Chronic pain

Epilepsy

Glaucoma

Menstrual cramps and labour pain

Migraine

Multiple Sclerosis

It is claimed cannabis can help alieviate the following symptoms

Adult ADD
Aggressive disorders
AIDS
Alcoholism
Alzheimer's disease
Asthma
Cancer chemotherapy
Chronic pain
Chron's Disease
Depression
Diabetic Gastroparesis
Dystonias
Epilepsy
Glaucoma
Insomnia
Labour pains
Menstrual cramps
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis
Paraplegia
Phatom limb pain

PMT
Pruritus
Psuedotumour Cerebri
PTSD
Quadriplegia
Rheumatic diseases
Schizophrenia
Severe nausea
Systemic Sclerosis
Tinnitus
Tumours
and many more...

 

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