Cannabinoids might reduce spasticity in multiple sclerosisBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7236.666/a (Published 11 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:666
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
Cannabinoids, the active ingredients found in marijuana, may help control the tremors and muscle spasticity experienced by patients with multiple sclerosis, says a new study (Nature 2000;404:84-7).
Researchers examined mice with chronic relapsing experimental allergic encephalo-myelitis, an autoimmune disease which has symptoms considered to be closely related to those of multiple sclerosis. …