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Belfast University launches study into the pain-relieving benefits of cannabis-based medication on Arthritis

  • Belfast’s Ulster University is investigating the possible benefits cannabinoids can offer to sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis
  • The research project will receive £250,000 funding

Irish researchers have launched an extensive new study last year to look into the pain-relieving effects of medical marijuana on various forms of arthritis.

Researchers at the Ulster University (UU) in Belfast are investigating the anti-inflammatory and medicinal properties of cannabis extracts (known as cannabinoids) and the possible benefits they may offer to rheumatoid arthritis or arthritis patients when used in medicines.