Cancer Science & Therapy

ISSN: 1948-5956

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Mohmmed Ahmad Gazo

King Khalid University Hospital,
Saudi Arabia

  • Review Article
    Medical Use of Cannabis “Marijuana”
    Author(s): Mohmmed Ahmad GazoMohmmed Ahmad Gazo

    Medical marijuana is currently a contentious debatable issue. There are strong opponents and proponents opinions but relatively little scientific data on which to base medical decisions. Unfortunately, classifying marijuana as a Schedule I drug result in limiting research studies and only serves to fuel the debate. This position statement paper frames the opponents and proponents viewpoints toward medical use of marijuana, and support the cautious and compassionate use of medical marijuana to treat patients with debilitating medical conditions and symptoms who have failed to respond to other therapies. Based on the reviewed literature, the evidence demonstrates a connection between therapeutic use of marijuana and symptom relief. Thus, many patients, physicians, and researchers have voiced support for the use of medical marijuana. Health care providers should be educated toward the ef.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/1948-5956.1000515

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