New Zealand: Half of cancer patients using cannabis, say doctors - Cannabis News

It's a highly charged issue, and when it comes to medicinal cannabis, New Zealand - like many countries - is grappling with what to do about it.

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When marijuana is the drug that helps – Cannabis News

Sixty-year-old Ellen Shawgo illustrates a trend: People who had never used marijuana but are using medical marijuana and experiencing relief from side effects of treatment or symptoms of disease.

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Medical Marijuana: Role in Oncology? – Cannabis News

Medical marijuana may have a potential role in oncology for treating anticipatory and refractory chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, for treating refractory cancer pain, and as an antitumor agent, a new review concludes.

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FDA approves cannabis-based treatment for cancer, AIDS-related weight loss – Cannabis News

Insys Therapeutics Inc. announced Tuesday, July 5, that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s drug Syndros, an orally administered liquid formulation of the synthetic cannabinoid dronabinol, according to a release.

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Indian oncologists: Lift ban on cannabis for medical research

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BENGALURU: Marijuana or ganja may be frowned upon as a banned recreational drug, but could offer an effective cure for cancer, say top oncologists of Bengaluru.
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