People with breast cancer may use marijuana, also called cannabis, to manage symptoms and counteract treatment side effects.
Many people experience chronic pain or pain that lasts for an extended period. Experts are constantly researching new methods of pain relief and new medication options. One area of interest is the use of cannabis products as a method of pain relief.
CANNABIS-BASED medications, including whole-plant cannabis flower and oil, are life-changing drugs for many. They have been available on prescription in the UK since 2018 but the lack of a framework allowing access to them on the NHS remains a constant barrier for around a million people believed to be eligible for legal cannabis.