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Abuse Potential - Cannabis Medicine - HAPA medical

Abuse potential

Abuse Potential When comparing the abuse potential of a substance in terms of a) potential health damages, b) addictive potential and c) associated social damages, surprisingly you will not find that high risk substances are illegal and low risk substances are legal. The abuse potential of cannabis is far lower than that of illegal narcotics, …

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Routes of administration

Routes of Administration In general, cannabinoid medicine can be inhaled or administered orally. The pharmacokinetic properties differ depending on the route of administration. Which routes may be preferred in each individual case depends on the judgement of the physician, among other factors. In certain cases a combined oral and inhalative administration schedule may be reasonable. …

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Legal situation in Germany - Cannabis Medicine - HAPA medical

Legal situation

Legal situation – Medizinisches Cannabis Since March 2017 seriously ill patients are entitled to receive medical treatment with cannabis at the expense of health insurance funds in Germany. Home-growing of cannabis and passing on the medication to third parties is prohibited. Cannabis pharmaceuticals can be carried along when travelling abroad in case certain regulations are …

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HWG Disclaimer​

The therapeutic potential of cannabis is still largely unexplored. We have to point out that for cannabinoid therapy, reliable evidence of efficacy based on large randomized controlled clinical trials is available for only a few indications. Off-label and no-label prescriptions are therefore common. Therefore, the information presented on our website should not be misunderstood as a promise of healing or as a suggestion to try therapy with cannabis, but is merely for your information to stimulate medical and scientific discourse. We hope to provide you with a serious introduction to the complex topic of cannabinoid therapy on the basis of scientifically sound sources, but do not claim our info to be complete and recommend a deeper self-study of the topic to interested experts. If you notice errors on our pages, we thank you in advance for letting us know. If the medical terms or other content provided here cause you any difficulties in understanding, please ask your doctor or contact us.