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A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Medical Cannabis for Psychiatric, Movement and Neurodegenerative Disorders.

By | Movement Disorders, Nervous System Diseases, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Authors: Keane Lim, Yuen Mei See, and Jimmy Lee
Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience, 30 November 2017

The discovery of endocannabinoid’s role within the central nervous system and its potential therapeutic benefits have brought forth rising interest in the use of cannabis for medical purposes. The present review aimed to synthesize and evaluate the available evidences on the e…

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Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Movement Disorders.

By | Movement Disorders, Nervous System Diseases

Authors: Briony Catlow, Juan Sanchez-Ramos
Current Treatment Options in Neurology, September 2015

Use of cannabinoids as medications has a long history. Unfortunately, the prohibition of cannabis and its classification in 1970 as a schedule 1 drug has been a major obstacle in studying these agents in a systematic, controlled manner. The number of class 1 studies (randomize…

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