Smoked Cannabis for Spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis

Smoking Cannabis Beneficial for Multiple Sclerosis Spasticity

Smoking cannabis can relieve muscle tightness, spasticity (contractions) and pain often experienced by those with multiple sclerosis, says research out of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The findings, published in May of 2012 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, included a controlled trial with 30 participants to understand whether inhaled cannabis would help complicated cases where existing pharmaceuticals are ineffective or trigger adverse side effects.

Cannabis For Multiple Sclerosis