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Medical Marijuana Relieves Some MS Symptoms, Neurologists Report

The Los Angeles Times reports that “There is strong evidence that medical marijuana pills may reduce symptoms of spasticity and pain reported by multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, but little proof that smoking pot offers the same benefit, according to new alternative treatment guidelines released by the American Academy of Neurology.” In addition, “the guidelines on complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, treatments for MS were published in Neurology and are among the first from a national medical organization to suggest that doctors might offer cannabis treatment to patients.”

Read it in the Los Angeles Times.