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February 20, 2018

The WHO Agrees Medical Cannabis Does Not Have Dangerous Side Effects

The WHO Agrees Medical Cannabis Does Not Have Dangerous Side Effects In a lengthy and comprehensive document published late in 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) agrees that medical cannabis does not have dangerous side effects. This is a huge milestone in the cannabis world as the WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was on 14 December 2017, to be precise, that the WHO agreed that the cannabis cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) be removed from controlled substances registers worldwide. According to the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD), pure organic CBD does not seem to promote addiction of have harmful side effects. CBD on its own is not scheduled as opposed to cannabis per se. But when CBD is transformed into an extract to be used as a medical therapy, it is incorporated into the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. So, while the WHO agrees that medical cannabis does not have dangerous side effects, it also promotes more research into the use of cannabis oil as a therapy. Should Medical Cannabis Be Legal? Some countries have legalised medical cannabis, removing it from schedules but still subjecting it to strict […]
December 6, 2017

Chemotherapy: Find Relief with Cannabis Oil

Chemotherapy: Find Relief with Cannabis Oil Now you can find relief from the side effects of chemotherapy with cannabis oil. When you or a loved one has to have chemotherapy for cancer treatment, it can be devastating. But cannabis oil offers great relief from the various chemotherapy side effects. These include nausea and vomiting, pain, swollen hands and feet, sore joints and muscles, lack of sleep, lack of appetite and depression. Recent studies are finding that cannabis oils do cure cancer but these trials still need to be tested on humans. It is true that cannabinoids work with the body’s innate endocannabinoid system to ward off pain and inflammation, infections and all kinds of neurological disorders. Cannabis oil does offer relief from the side effects of cancer and evidence is emerging that cannabinoids actually force cancer cells to kill themselves. Chemotherapy Works With Cannabis Oil If you are on chemotherapy for cancer, find relief with cannabis oil. Researchers say patients should first take a dose of chemotherapy, then a dose of medical cannabis oil (packed with powerful cannabinoids). This way, the side effects of the chemotherapy will be reduced. And the cannabioids offer so many benefits to your immune health. […]
October 25, 2017

Does Cannabis Oil Have Any Side Effects?

Does Cannabis Oil Have Any Side Effects? Does cannabis oil have any side effects? That is a good question as many people want to take the medication but do not want to suffer undue discomfort. The cannabis plant is highly regulated in many countries because parts of it can cause addiction and people were using it mainly to make money and to get high. Two of the main chemical compounds found within the plant, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), are cannabinoids which have remarkable health benefits for human illnesses – but they also come with certain side-effects. It seems that the side effects from using THC are worse than those from CBD as THC gives you the high – it is a psychoactive compound. CBD oil needs to be taken carefully, according to the right dosage which fits the ailment. Side effects have been recorded, including low blood pressure, hallucinations, dizziness and depression – but every patient reacts differently to every medication. How Does it Feel to Take CBD? So much has been written about the positive effects of cannabis oil but we do also need to understand that such potent chemical compounds do have side effects. The side effects […]