A. The agency has received reports of adverse events in patients using marijuana to treat medical conditions. The FDA is currently reviewing those reports and will continue to monitor adverse event reports for any safety signals attributable to marijuana and marijuana products, with a focus on serious adverse effects associated with the use of marijuana.
Considering its popularity from long ago, when even our forefathers appreciated the value of hemp seeds, it seems unusual that the plant would have such a bad reputation today. Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp plants in their gardens. Hemp paper was even used for the Declaration of Independence, and Benjamin Franklin produced hemp paper at his mill. The environmental advantages and nutritional benefits of growing industrial hemp seem to many to be worth lifting its restrictions.
One spa, Ste. Anne’s in Grafton, ON recognized early on that cannabis massage would be a sought after service and intends to introduce a CBD infused massage later this summer. Company spokeswoman Natalie Koshowski said: “It will be a relaxation massage using massage oil, salve, and aromatherapy oil to induce a deeper level of relaxation for the client. There will also be a take-home aromatherapy oil so the client can experience the relaxation benefits once they get home.” The service is expected to cost $140 plus HST for 60 minutes.
Until 2017, products containing cannabidiol marketed for medical purposes were classed as medicines by the UK regulatory body, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and could not be marketed without regulatory approval for the medical claims. As of 2018, cannabis oil is legal to possess, buy, and sell in the UK, providing the product does not contain more than 0.2% THC and is not advertised as providing a medicinal benefit.
"Recibir un masaje con aceite de CBD puede ser muy beneficioso para los pacientes que sufren síntomas como dolor localizado, artritis o inflamación y trastornos de la piel como el eccema o la psoriasis", dijo la doctora Tanny Raz, directora de desarrollo de negocios médicos en Apollo Cannabis Clinics, una organización de investigación de cannabis medicinal y centro de tratamiento en Toronto.