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Marijuana May Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients?

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« on: January 15, 2010, 11:16:46 AM »

Don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I have a friend with MS  Sad and need to know... Huh?
        Researchers note that doses of cannabis (marijuana) have been shown to reduce the muscle spasms experienced by many people who have multiple sclerosis. The use of medical marijuana continues to be a struggle in the United States. Although it has been shown to be very effective in treating various diseases and illnesses, including chronic pain, nausea, glaucoma, seizure disorders, PTSD, cancer, diabetes, and others, many people risk arrest when they use marijuana for medicinal purposes. In October 2009, President Obama stated that his administration will not seek to arrest medical marijuana users and suppliers if they conform to state laws.
Although research indicates that cannabinoids offer benefits for multiple sclerosis patients because they can reduce inflammation and they have quelled spasms in animal studies, some officials, including regulators and researchers, have been concerned about the intoxicating side effects of THC. The authors of the recent paper, however, note that the combination of THC and CBD can limit psychotropic effects. They also note that the multiple sclerosis patients in the studies they evaluated generally well tolerated the side effects of the combined marijuana extracts.
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   PS: An amazing invention I have seen is the so called berkelbike, a revolutionary, award winning tricycle which can be propelled by both your arms and legs. The BerkelBike makes cycling possible despite MS, Polio, Spinal Cord Injury or Stroke.



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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2010, 11:48:16 AM »

Lemma: This thread’s OP is spam.  Proof.

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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2010, 12:42:44 PM »

We getting a lot of spammers these days - this one made a nice profile at least Wink
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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2010, 14:29:38 PM »

But my little finger is sore. Now if I smoke some stuff for the pain and it is legal......
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2010, 12:51:09 PM »

To hell with any and all medical benefits, I partake for shits and giggles.  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2010, 13:43:22 PM »

Now you have gone and done it  Cry   From now on you'll be a "brain damaged substance abuser" and any arguments you may make written of in a fury of ad hominem fallacy madness and no amount of pointing out the fallacy will release you from this evil spiral...


... thankfully only one particular moronic forumite is guilty of this glaring hypocrisy and may safely be ignored. This particular individual has by all accounts never tried anything himself but loves to preach from his intellectual and moral high horse.

The irony is of course that he has his arse handed to him by this "brain damaged substance abuser" all the time. I find that particularly humorous for the most part.
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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2010, 14:15:28 PM »

The dead brain cells help with comprehending fundie stupidity. It's a win!

Oh my, who could this person you speak of be? Cool
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« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2010, 14:22:56 PM »

You'll never guess in a million million..  oh what the hell, I can tell you know already

welcome to here by the way  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2010, 14:26:50 PM »

Thanks, broer!  Grin

I'm guilty of never doing the introductory thread thing.
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« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2010, 15:31:51 PM »

Welcome to the forum Gogtjop, I can already see things are going to get interesting around here again...... Grin

Oooo, and speaking of the one whose name we will not mention, he/she/whatever is an absolute expert on anything and everything ending in "ism", hehehehehehehe....

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« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2010, 19:12:36 PM »

To hell with any and all medical benefits, I partake for shits and giggles.  Grin

Hear, hear!

The irony is of course that he has his arse handed to him by this "brain damaged substance abuser" all the time. I find that particularly humorous for the most part.

LOL, as do I! Grin One can certainly see why he would be concerned at the prospect of suffering brain damage.
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« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2010, 09:23:17 AM »

for whatever medicinal reasons or not, i find a tad of mountain cabbage, in a nice toasty bubble bath, tends to give me visions of wormholes and hippie flowers. which is awesome just becoz.
reminds me, of an old joke, called the buffalo theory....
since i dont drink all that much, then smoking weed must make me smarter then. WIN
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