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Medical marijuana eases some MS symptoms, neurologists report
Medical marijuana eases some MS symptoms, neurologists report

There is strong evidence that medical marijuana pills may reduce symptoms of spasticity and pain reported by multiple sclerosis patients, but little proof that smoking pot offers the same benefit, according to new alternative treatment guidelines released by the American Academy of Neurology. The guidelines on complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, treatments for MS were published Monday in the journal Neurology and are among the first from a national medical organization to suggest that doctors might offer cannabis treatment to patients. Though advocates of medical marijuana use said the guidelines appeared to be part of a recent national trend in which doctors were seriously...

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