Multiple Sclerosis

MS Spasticity, THC:CBD Cannabis Spray, And Driving

By | CBD, Driving, Multiple Sclerosis, Research Articles, THC

MS Spasticity, THC:CBD Cannabis Spray, And Driving | Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis

Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis: Is driving safe for MS patients who use cannabis for resistant spasticity? In this poster presentation by German neurologists they show that THC:CBD oromucosal spray (Sativex), when used for 4-6 weeks by patients with multiple sclerosis, did not harm driving skills. As a matter of fact, there was significant improvement in a motor reaction task test. Read More

Smoked Cannabis for Spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis

By | Chronic Pain, Multiple Sclerosis, Research Articles

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. Read More