Medical Marijuana - Medical, Legal, Social and Political Issues
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The Medical Use of Marijuana in Huntington's Disease


The endocannabinoid system (ECS) has been intensively researched as a potential therapeutic target in the treatment of Huntington's disease (HD) in pre-clinical cell culture and animal models [1]. Relatively little, however, is known regarding the safety and efficacy of cannabinoid-based therapeutics specifically for HD patients [2]. In this continuing education module, we will describe and discuss the existing clinical literature for cannabinoid-based medicines in HD.



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