This page (under construction) features peer-reviewed clinical studies on various treatments for adult illnesses using medical marijuana. Currently included are studies on medical marijuana during pregnancy (generally for hyperemesis gravidum, or severe morning sickness), to treat nausea caused by chemotherapy for cancer patients, and a selection of other illnesses. We also provide links to other sources of medical marijuana studies.
Medicinal Cannabis during Pregnancy
- Curry, W.N. L. (2002). Hyperemesis gravidarum and clinical cannabis: To eat or not to eat? Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, (3/4) 61-81. (free full text)
- Russo, E. (2002). Cannabis treatments in obstetrics and gynecology: A historical review. Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, 2, 5-35. (free full text)
- Westfall, R.E. (2004). Use of anti-emetic herbs in pregnancy: women’s choices, and the question of safety and efficacy. Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery, 10(1), 30-36.
- Westfall, R.E. et. al. (2006). Survey of medicinal cannabis use among childbearing women: patterns of its use in pregnancy and retroactive self-assessment of its efficacy against ‘morning sickness’. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 15(4), 27-33.
Medicinal Cannabis for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea
- Musty, R. & Rossi, R. (2001). Effects of smoked cannabis and oral ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol on nausea and emesis after cancer chemotherapy: A review of state clinical trials. Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, 1, 29-42. (free full text)
- Tramer, M.R. et al. (2001). Cannabinoids for control of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting: Quantitative systematic review. British Medical Journal, 323, 16-21. (free full text)
Other Therapeutic Uses of Medicinal Cannabis
- Kumar, R.N., Chambers, W.A., & Pertwee, R.G. (2001). Pharmacological actions and therapeutic uses of cannabis and cannabinoids. Anaesthesia, 56(11), 1059-1068. (free full text)
- Petro, D.J. (2002). Cannabis in multiple sclerosis: women’s health concerns. Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, 3/4, 159-173. (free full text)
The International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines has compiled a comprehensive list of studies.
Last updated: January 5, 2014 at 16:55 pm