Cannabis is Beneficial for Patients with Advanced Cancer Says Latest Medical Study

Cannabis is Beneficial for Patients with Advanced Cancer Says Latest Medical Study

The researchers found that advanced cancer patients who used medical cannabis had positive effects. “Ninety-three patients (51.5%) received at least one prescription from a New York licensed marijuana dispensary while 72 (39.13%) were certified but never obtained any medical marijuana,” they wrote. “For patients who took at least one dose of medical marijuana, 48.14% experienced an improvement in pain, 44.95% used fewer opioids, and 85.11%   had an improvement in at least one symptom. Adverse effects were low at 3.72%.,” says the study.