Understanding the Research: What can be treated with Cannabis?


Medical Applications of Cannabis

Moderate to Conclusive Evidence Supporting the Efficacy of Cannabis or Cannabinoids for the Following Conditions:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting
  • Spasticity
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Recommended Future Research Priorities Based on Preclinical Studies: 

  • Cancer
  • Weight Loss Associated with HIV
  • Epilepsy
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Anxiety

Insufficient Evidence to Refute or Support the Efficacy of Cannabis or Cannabinoids for Treating the Following Conditions:  

  • Anorexia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Dementia
  • Glaucoma
  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia

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