Israeli study found cannabis effective for treating cancer-related anorexia

Israeli study finds cannabis effective for treating cancer-related anorexia-cachexia syndrome

Cannabis has become widely used by cancer patients to stimulate appetite and alleviate the often-debilitating side effects of chemotherapy. Despite the abundance of anecdotal evidence and patient testimony about the efficacy of cannabis for treating a wasting syndrome known as cancer-related anorexia-cachexia syndrome (CACS), there has been a lack of clinical data supporting the curative…