Fibromyalgia Patients Make Their Case For Medical Marijuana

No matter how slow politicians are to game, medical marijuana is becoming a thing in Malta – Sativex spray, containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), has already been licensed, and at the end of this month the Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties Helena Dalli will be discussing whether Bedrocan should be made available in Malta. 

Bedrocan comes in the form of pharmaceutical-grade dried cannabis buds which can be vaporized, brewed as tea or smoked. The Pain Clinic Malta is one stakeholder pushing for Bedrock's introduction, claiming it to be "a fantastic tool to manage a wide range of conditions including persistent pain, anxiety, depression, insomnia and many more." 

But it's not just the doctors who are fully engaged with the pain-relief possibilities of medical cannabis, it's also the patients. The ME, CFS & Fibromyalgia Alliance Malta, founded in May 2013, have a team working...

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