Whole plant cannabis extracts in the treatment of spasticity in multiple sclerosis: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Lakhan2009WholePC,
  title={Whole plant cannabis extracts in the treatment of spasticity in multiple sclerosis: a systematic review},
  author={Shaheen E Lakhan and Marie Rowland},
  booktitle={BMC neurology},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Cannabis therapy has been considered an effective treatment for spasticity, although clinical reports of symptom reduction in multiple sclerosis (MS) describe mixed outcomes. Recently introduced therapies of combined Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) extracts have potential for symptom relief with the possibility of reducing intoxication and other side effects. Although several past reviews have suggested that cannabinoid therapy provides a therapeutic benefit… CONTINUE READING
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