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Cannabis and Autoimmune Diseases: Crohn’s and Lupus, Product Deals, and more – The Medical Cannabis Weekly Newsletter

Today we’re taking a closer look at the use of cannabiniods to treat two chronic, autoimmune conditions: Lupus and Crohn’s Disease.

Anecdotal evidence far surpasses clinical research at this point, but things look promising. Also, Big Pharma is losing money to cannabis, and they’re not happy about it. All that and more in this issue of the Medical Cannabis Weekly Review and Newsletter.

FEATURED STORY: The Connection Between Cannabis and Lupus

Lupus is chronic condition, inflammatory-based, in which the body’s immune system becomes too active and begins to attack normal, healthy tissue and organs. The effects of lupus can be widespread, impacting the skin, kidneys, blood, heart, and lungs.  It mainly impacts women of between the ages of 15 and 45. 

There is no cure for lupus and the number of cases continue to rise in most of the developed world, particularly in the United States. Treatment options vary but many patients are turning to cannabis to ease their symptoms, and the results seem promising.

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How Does Big Pharma Feel About Losing Over 18 Billion Dollars to Cannabis?

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As research into the medicinal value of cannabis deepens, big pharma has taken note as its aware that all this cannabis legalization talk would dent their bottom line severely. A new report carried out by investigation firm New Frontier Data came up with some interesting findings.

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Using Cannabis to Treat Crohn’s Disease – Does it Really Work?

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Over the last few years, people have been using cannabis to treat a myriad of diseases, including Crohn’s Disease; but what does science have to say about this? It seems like the evidence – anecdotal at least – is promising, but unfortunately the research isn’t so cut and dry. Let’s take a look at what scientists have discovered so far.

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Alexandra Hicks

Managing editor at Cannadelics and U.S based journalist, helping spread the word about the many benefits of using cannabis and psychedelics.