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Cannabis 'no benefit' for MS patients

Cannabis capsules failed to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis in a large British study, dealing a blow to hopes that the drug could provide long-term benefits for patients with the debilitating nerve disease.

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'More trials needed' says author of report into cannabis treatment for MS

A new study into the effect of cannabis on Multiple Sclerosis has concluded that it doesn't slow down the progression of the disease as has been claimed in the past.

The drug is prescribed to sufferers to relieve pain and muscle spams.

The report's author Professor John Zijicek says trials like this are rare:

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