CANNAINVESTOR Magazine May / June 2017 - Page 54

Without doubt, anyone can find studies and reports showing even more positive and encouraging results just as some may point to studies and reports showing little evidence. The chart above used conservative references by intent as this is an investment discussion. If medical marijuana was indeed proven beyond all debt to be beneficial in treatment then there would be little debate and the valuation, and hence share price, of companies in the sector would reflect that. There is also significant research underway with respect to cannabis as a treatment for several other diseases – diabetes, Crohn’s, cancer, epilepsy, and so forth. A good source for clinical studies and references can be found at the Medical Cannabis Clinic Australia.

Dr. David (Dedi) Meiri was a keynote speaker discussing these various diseases and the role that cannabinoids may play in treatment. To learn more about Dr. Meiri please follow the embedded link in the image of Dr. Meiri at O’Cannabiz.

Articles such as this one (source) are fueling the hope that improved treatments for cancer are not only reachable but that cannabis may be instrumental. Pro-Athletes recently met to proclaim cannabis is medicine (source).

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