Medical marijuana may help some, but not all symptoms

June 24, 2015 5:53 AM

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Medical marijuana may help some, but not all symptoms

Mixed results Medical marijuana shows some effectiveness in helping treat chronic pain but there is less evidence of its success in warding off nausea or helping ill patients gain weight, a large review of studies shows.

The issue of whether or not medical marijuana works remains a matter of debate, even as 23 US states and the US capital, Washington, have laws that allow medical use of cannabis, as do a number of countries around the world.

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