It’s official: cannabis works

Conclusive evidence shows it is effective for several conditions

A large systematic review has found conclusive evidence to back cannabis treatment for chronic pain in adults, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, and spasticity associated with MS.

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The review by a 16-member committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine shows there is substantial proof that dronabinol, nabilone and nabiximols are effective for these conditions.

Cannabis may also be good for insomnia and other sleep disturbances, with moderate evidence to show that cannabinoids, predominantly nabiximols,