Graduated with MD in medicine from the Telv Aviv University in 1996, certified in neurology 2002, completed a fellowship in neuro-oncology in the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in 2004. Primarily active in oncological symptom management in the Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center since 2005. First witnessed the medical benefits of cannabis directly circa 2009, and since then acquired authority to issue permits for medical use of cannabis in cancer patients and accumulated experience with over 4000 patients issued such permits.
|Medical use of cannabis – an overview of the current condition
Highlight certain observations based on the relatively recent statement on the issue by the World Health Organization. Observations in context and discuss the role of the medical establishment in the assimilation of cannabis based products into the field of standard medicine.