november 5, 2015

DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg on Marijuana Use

“There are pieces of marijuana — extracts or constituents or component parts — that have great promise” medicinally, Rosenberg said while briefing reporters on Wednesday, according to CBS News. “But if you talk about smoking the leaf of marijuana — which is what people are talking about when they talk about medicinal marijuana — it has never been shown to be safe or effective as a medicine.”.

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october 31, 2015

University of California’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis

To date, four CMCR-funded studies have demonstrated that cannabis has analgesic effects in pain conditions secondary to injury (e.g. spinal cord injury) or disease (e.g. HIV disease, HIV drug therapy) of the nervous system. In addition to nerve pain, CMCR has also supported a study on muscle spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

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