“In comparison with placebo, the CBM [cannabis-based medicine] produced statistically significant improvements in pain on movement, pain at rest, quality of sleep….
In the first ever controlled trial of a CBM in RA [rheumatoid arthritis], a significant analgesic effect was observed and disease activity was significantly suppressed following Sativex treatment.”
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“Studies from chronic cannabis smokers have provided much of the evidence for immunomodulatory [modifying or regulating the immune system] effects of cannabis in humans…
Cannabinoids can modulate both the function and secretion of cytokines [regulatory proteins]from immune cells.
Therefore, cannabinoids may be considered for treatment of inflammatory disease.”
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