Medical marijuana - statement

A consensus statement from the Parkinson’s Foundation declares there isn’t enough data yet to draw reliable conclusions about whether medical cannabis products might be beneficial in treating Parkinson’s disease, and calls for more research. For people with Parkinson’s who choose to use such products, the statement urges caution, stressing the importance of open communication with healthcare providers, starting at low doses, and vigilantly monitoring for possibly harmful side effects. (15 page PDF file)