Palliative Care and Compassionate Use

Aruma believes that patients with a terminal illness have a right to a safe, consistent supply of medical cannabis medicines if they feel that they provide a therapeutic benefit and are beneficial to managing their medical condition.

Studies on the palliative effects of cannabis have found some evidence to support cannabinoid-derived therapeutics as alternative remedies for improving quality of life and providing comfort and relief for patients with terminal illnesses. With assistance, guidance and the approval and monitoring of a qualified physician, medical cannabis may be a complementary treatment solution for symptom management.

(Source: Aggarwal, S.K. “Use of cannabinoid in cancer care: palliative care.” Oncology. 2016 Mar, 23 (Suppl 2): S33-S36.)

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