Cannabis to Relieve Pain of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients

Cannabis is being seen as powerful analgesic to relieve the pain of terminally ill cancer patients.

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Cannabis is used for first time in hospitals to relieve pain of terminal cancer patients

The medication which is sprayed under the tongue up to 10 times a day does not give users a ‘high’.

World first: Research nurse Sam Jole (pictured) said the research into the drug derived from cannabis is groundbreaking. It is being trialed in hospitals

People who are terminally ill with
cancer will initially take part in the trial but if successful, its use
could be extended across the country and be used as a painkiller for other

The drug has been available on
prescription in Britain as a treatment for multiple sclerosis since last
summer – but it has not been used in hospitals before.



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