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Tra diritto alla cura e persecuzione legale. Storie all’italiana
by Pippi Contini on 13/09/16
Da alcuni anni la legge italiana permette l’uso terapeutico della cannabis. Il cammino per la legalizzazione dell’uso medico, iniziato attraverso delibere e leggi regionali, oggi permette in tutto il paese, che i medici possano prescrivere farmaci derivati dalla cannabis[1].
Nonostante la Legge non lasci spazio a dubbi a riguardo, l’accesso ai preparati è difficile ed in molti casi costoso (si...
El cannabis podría frenar la progresión del Alzheimer
by Laura Rueda on 13/09/16
Nuevo estudio demuestra que el cannabis podría frenar el Alzheimer
El pasado mes de julio un estudio, El envejecimiento y mecanismos de la enfermedad, arrojaba algo de luz sobre la posibilidad de que el cannabis pudiera frenar la progresión del Alzheimer. Esta investigación no hubiese tenido tanta trascendencia si no fuese porque la información la dio la la revista Nature, una de las...
Tetrahydrocannabivarin may be beneficial in typ 2 diabetes according to a clinical study
by IACM on 13/09/16
The plant cannabinoid THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin) decreases glucose levels and may have further beneficial effects in patients with type 2 diabetes. This is the result of research by scientists from Nottingham, London and Oxford in the UK, published in Diabetes Care. They included 62 patients with noninsulin-treated type 2 diabetes in a placebo-controlled study with CBD (100 mg twice daily),...
Cannabis may be useful in adults with epilepsy according to a survey
by IACM on 13/09/16
The use of cannabis may improve seizure control in adult patients with epilepsy. Scientists of the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences of Western University in London, Ontario, Canada, published a survey with 292 patients suffering from epileptic seizures, from psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), and with both epileptic and PNES. Their age ranged from 27 to 49 years, and 57.2% were...
Presentation of the Spanish Observatory of Medicinal Cannabis (OECM)
by Redacción on 12/09/16
All those interested in the advances within the sector of therapeutic cannabis in Spain have much to celebrate these months. Finally there is an institution dedicated exclusively to the study and promotion of the medicinal properties of marijuana and its derivatives.
September 20 will be the date to present the Spanish Observatory of Medicinal Cannabis (OECM). A date to save in our agendas, as...
“THC induces programmed cell death in cancer cells” Franjo Grotenhermen
by Lucía Palomo on 12/09/16
“Patients should have access to cannabis when they need it”, says Franjo Grotenhermen M.D., who is a medical doctor and IACM board member: “My main focus is to translate science to normal people and to make it understandable. Also to patients, politicians, decision-makers, to anybody. I publish on cannabis and cannabinoids as THC and CBD in newspapers and newsletters since year 2000. My articles...
Colombia concede las primeras licencias de cannabis medicinal
by Ana Peláez on 12/09/16
Colombia va a cultivar su primera cosecha de cannabis medicinal. Tras un largo proceso, el gobierno del país ha promulgado una legislación que permite el cultivo y la venta de marihuana con fines médicos y científicos.
Numerosos colombianos confían en los efectos terapéuticos de productos medicinales elaborados a partir de la planta del cannabis. Y es gracias a la presión popular ejercida por...
“El cannabis permitió pasar de la silla de ruedas a tener una vida completamente normal”
by Fundación Daya on 12/09/16
Arturo Pérez Tapia tiene hoy 39 años, y hasta los 25 llevaba una vida completamente normal. A esa edad comenzaron los dolores, y solo después de un año consiguió acertar con la patología. Nacido y criado en Lontué, en la Región del Maule (Chile), Arturo está enamorado de su zona, “espero morir en este lugar también”, asegura. Y el gusto por la zona se dio en que en sus primeros 25 años de vida,...
Dulces sueños con CBD
by Roberto Kannabia on 06/05/16
Many proposals have been put on the table – out from the world of science and medicine- which are currently used in order to have more control over our circadian rhythms. To reach good quality sleep and balanced eating habits is one of the battles in modern medicine, with scientists working with many fronts. Recent studies indicate that CBD can help our endocannabinoid system to behave in a...

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