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Medical Marijuana Use: Miracle Medicine Good for Dozens of Diseases

Recently a long-distance patient from Australia sent me a list of the diseases for which marijuana was useful with the website addresses of the references. Here is Granny Storm Crow’s list.

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(MOLALLA, Ore.) - When the State of Oregon first legalized Medical Marijuana I disbelieved and was astonished at the diverse medical conditions that State DHS said were acceptable conditions for a permit to use: Cancer, Glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s, Cachexia/Anorexia, Severe pain, Severe nausea, Seizures and Muscle spasms.

There was NO medicine effective for all these. I deduced that officials at the DHS were into the evidence lockers someplace and found some GOOD stuff.

I found out soon after I started seeing patients for marijuana permits that the DHS was far too modest about this surprisingly effective medicine. As I continued to see more than 4000 patients I was truly amazed at the diversity of diseases for which marijuana was helpful and more so than standard medicine.

Recently a long-distance patient from Australia sent me a list of the diseases for which marijuana was useful with the website addresses of the references. Here is Granny Storm Crow’s list:

  • Anti-Anguish,
  • Addiction Treatment,
  • Alcoholism Treatment,
  • ALS,
  • Alzheimer’s,
  • Anti-Bacteriacidal,
  • Anti-Inflammatory,
  • Anti-Oxidant/Neuroprotectant,
  • Anxiolytic,
  • Appetite Stimulant,
  • Anti-Arthritis,
  • Anti-Asthma,
  • Anti-Atherosclerosis,
  • Anti-Autism,
  • Anti-Psychotic,
  • AntiHypertensive,
  • Anti-Cancer,
  • Anti-Leukemic,
  • Anti-Hunningtons,
  • Anti-Nauseant,
  • Anti-Morning Sickness,
  • Anti-Cough,
  • Anti-COPD,
  • Anti-Crohns/Colitis,
  • Anti-Depressant,
  • Anti-Dystonia,
  • Anti-Epileptic,
  • Anti-Febril,
  • Anti-Fibromyalgia,
  • Anti-Glaucoma,
  • Anti-Heart Disease, /
  • ADD/ADHD Hepatitis Treatment,
  • Anti-Herpetic,
  • Anti-HIV/AIDS,
  • Anti-Lupus,
  • Anti-Mad Cow Disease,
  • Anti-Migraine,
  • Anti-Multiple Sclerosis,
  • Anti-MRSA,
  • Cannabis Neurogenisis,
  • Anti-Neuropathic Pain,
  • Neuroprotectant,
  • Anti-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,
  • Anti-Osteoporesis,
  • Strong Analgesic,
  • Anti-Spastic,
  • Anti-Parkinsonism,
  • Anti-PTSD,
  • Anti-Prion Toxicity,
  • Anti-Pruritis,
  • Anti-Schizophrenic,
  • Anti-Psychotic,
  • Sedative/Hypnotic,
  • Anti-Spastic – Spinal Cord Injury,
  • Anti-Stroke/Cerebroprotective,
  • Anti-Tourettes,
  • and Anti-Tobacco – Protectant. div

Even I consider this list to be incomplete.

I can see a whole bunch of people jumping up and down and tearing at their hair about this list. Please understand, I did not make this stuff up and as a Pharmacologist/Toxicologist/Physician I scarcely believe some of it as I was incredulous about the first nine conditions stated by The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS).

For “Doubting Thomases” don’t bitch at me. Somebody – Granny Storm Crow – must have spent hundreds of hours putting this list together. There are about 10,000 medical articles about cannabis/marijuana. If you have a couple of years to spare start reading them. ALL HAIL GRANNY STORM CROW!

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crorkzcom October 30, 2014 8:04 am (Pacific time)

This is a great resource. Ill visit again. crorkz likes

Granny Storm Crow May 28, 2009 6:26 pm (Pacific time)

Doc- You've got mail and you're making me blush!I wish everyone would read my list- or at least, just read the titles! And for the "Doubting Thomases"- I didn't do the studies- I just collected them!

Lazarus May 27, 2009 4:22 am (Pacific time)

Sham Wow - this stuff is so good it even raises the dead. The National Coalition of Morticians for Marijuana study proves beyond doubt that it even reverses the effects of cremation and embalming. Talk about the grateful dead ...

MBH May 27, 2009 8:45 am (Pacific time)

Here, have a look, just google hemp as medicine and read till the cows come home: It is extremely unfortunate that the people of this once great land have lost all perspective on what is right and good.

Jack Herer May 26, 2009 3:21 pm (Pacific time)

"Dr. Tod's List" - Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis by Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D. International Classification of Diseases 9 - CM 1996 Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis Encountered Between 1990-2004 © 2004 Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D. Genital Herpes 054.10 Herpetic infection of penis 054.13 AIDS Related Illness 042 Post W.E. Enephalitis 062.1 Chemotherapy Convales V66.2 Shingles (Herpes Zoster) 053.9 Radiation Therapy E929.9 Viral B Hepatitis, chronic 070.52 Viral C Hepatitis, chronic 070.54 Other arthropod bone disease 088 Lyme Disease 088.81 Reiters Syndrome 099.3 Post Polio Syndrome 138.0 Malignant Melanoma 172.9 Other Skin Cancer 173 Prostate Cancer 186 Testicular Cancer 186.9 Adrenal Cortical Cancer 194.0 Brain malignant tumor 191 Glioblastoma Multiforme 191.9 Cancer, site unspecified 199 Lympho and reticular ca 200 Myeloid leukemia 205 Uterine cancer 236.0 Lymphoma 238.7 Graves Disease** 242.0 Acquired hypothyroidsm 244 Thyroiditis 245 Diabetes Adult Onset 250.0 Diabetes Insulin Depend. 250.1 Diabetes Adult Onset Uncontrolled 250.2 Diabetic Renal Disease 250.4 Diabetic Ophthalmic Disease 250.5 Diabetic Neurpathy 250.6 Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease 250.7 Hypoglycemia(s) 251 Lipomatosis 272.8 Arthropathy, gout 274.0 Mucopolysaccharoidosis 277 Porphyria 277.1 Amyloidosis 277.3 Obesity, exogenous 278.00 Obesity, morbid 278.01 Autoimmune disease 279.4 Hemophilia A 286.0 Henoch-Schoelein Purpur 287.0 Senile Dementia+ 290.0 Delerium Tremens+ 291.0 Schizophrenia(s) 295.x Schizoaffective Disorder 295.7 Mania 296.0 Major Depression, Single Episode 296.2 Major Depression, Recurring 296.3 Bipolar Disorder 296.6 Autism/Aspergers 299.0 Anxiety Disorder+ 300.00 Panic Disorder+ 300.01 Agoraphobia 300.22 Obsessive Compulsive Di. 300.3 Dysthymic Disorder 300.4 Neurasthenia 300.5 Writers’ Cramp**** 300.89 Impotence, Psychogenic 302.72 Alcoholism+ 303.0 Opiate Dependence+ 304.0 Sedative Dependence+ 304.1 Cocaine Dependence+ 304.2 Amphetamine Depend 304.4 Alcohol Abuse+ 305.0 Tobacco Dependence 305.1 Psychogenic Hyperhidrosi 306.3 Psychogenic Pylorospas** 306.4 Psychogenic Dysuria 306.53 Bruxism 306.8 Stuttering* 307.0 Anorexia Nervosa 307.1 Tic disorder unspecific 307.20 Tourette's Syndrome 307.23 Persistent Insomnia 307.42 Nightmares 307.47 Bulemia 307.51 Tension Headache 307.81 Psychogenic Pain 307.89 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 309.81 Organic Mental Disorder hd inj 310.1 Post Concussion Sydrome 310.2 Nonpsychotic Organic Brain Disorder 310.8 Brain Trauma 310.9 Intermittent Explosive Disorder 312.34 Trichotillomania 312.39 ADD w/o hyperactivity 314.00 ADD w hyperactivity 314.01 ADD other 314.8 Pschogenic PAT 316.0 Parkinsons Disease 332.0 Huntingtons Disease+ 333.4 Restless legs syndrome 333.99 Friedreich’s Ataxia 334.0 Cerebellar Ataxia 334.4 Spinal mm atrophy II 335.11 Amytrophic Lateral Sclero 335.2 Other spinal cord disease 336 Syringomyelia 336.0 Reflex Sympath Dystroph 337.2 Multiple Sclerosis 340.0 Other CNS demyelinating 341 Hemiparesis/plegia 342 Cerebral Palsy+ 343.9 Quadriplegia(s) 344.0x Paraplegia(s) 344.1x Paralysis, unspecific 344.9 Epilepsy(ies)+ 345.x Grand Mal Seizures** 345.1 Limbic Rage Syndrome** 345.4 Jacksonian Epilepsy** 345.5 Migraine(s)+ 346.x Migraine, Classical+ 346.0 Cluster Headaches 346.2 Compression of Brain 348.4 Tic Doloroux+ 350.1 Bell’s palsy 351.0 Thoracic Outlet Synd 353.0 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 354.0 Mononeuritis lower limb 355 Charcot-Marie-Tooth 356.1 Neuropathy+ 357 Muscular dystrophies 359 Macular Degeneration** 362.5 Glaucoma 365.23 Dyslexic Amblyopia** 368.0 Color Blindness* 368.55 Conjuctivitis 372.9 Drusen of Optic Nerve 377.21 Optic neuritis 377.30 Strabismus and other binoc 378 Nystagmus, Congenital 379.5 Meniere's Disease 386.00 Tinnitus 388.30 Hypertension+ 401.1 Ischemic Heart Disease 411.X Angina pectoris 413 Arteriosclerotic Heart Dis 414.X Cardiac conduction disord 426.X Paroxysmal Atrial Tach** 427.0 Post Cardiotomy Syndrom 429.4 Raynaud’s Disease 443.0 Thromboangiitis Obliteran 443.1 Polyarteritis Nodosa 446.0 Acute Sinusitis 461.9 Chronic Sinusitis 473.9 Chronic Obst Pulmo Dis 491.90 Emphysema 492.8 Asthma, unspecific 493.9 Pneumothorax, Spontaneo 512.8 Pulmonary Fibrosis 516.3 Cystic Fibrosis 518.89 Dentofacial anomaly pain 524 T.M.J Sydrome 524.60 GastroEsophgeal Rflx Dis 530.81 Acute Gastritis 535.0 Gastritis+ 535.5 Peptic Ulcer/Dyspepsia 536.8 Colitis, Ulcerative 536.9 Pylorospasm Reflux 537.81 Regional Enteri and Crohns 555.9 Colitis+ 558.9 Colon diverticulitis 562.1 Constipation 564.0 Irritable Bowel Synd. 564.1 Dumping Syndrome Post Surgery 564.2 Peritoneal pain 568 Hepatitis-non-viral 571.4 Pancreatitis 577.1 Nephritis/nephropathy 583.81 Ureter spasm calculus 592 Urethritis/Cystitis 595.3 Prostatitis 600.0 Epididymitis** 604.xx Testicular torsion 608.2 Pelvic Inflammatory Dis 614 Endometriosis** 617.9 Premenstrual Syndrome+ 625.3 Pain, Vaginal 625.9 Menopausal syndrome 627.2 Sturge-Weber Disease 759.6 Eczema 692.9 Pemphigus 694.4 Epidermolysis Bullosa 694.9 Erythma Multiforma 695.1 Rosacea 695.3 Psoriatic Arthritis 696.0 Psoriasis 696.1 Pruritus, pruritic+ 698.9 Atrophy Blanche 701.3 Alopecia 704.0x Lupus 710.0 Scleroderma 710.1 Dermatomyositis 710.3 Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syn. 710.5 Arthritis, Rheumatoid+ 714.0 Felty’s Syndrome 714.1 Arthritis, Degenerative 715.0 Arthritis, post traumatic+ 716.1 Arthropathy, Degenerative+ 716.9 Patellar chondromalacia 717.7 Ankylosis 718.5 Multiple joints pain 719.49 Intervertebral Disk Disease 722.x L-S disk disorder sciatic nerve irritation 722.1 IVDD Cerv w Myelopathy 722.71 Cervical Disk Disease 722.91 Cervicobrachial Syndrome 723.3 Lumbosacral Back Diseas 724.x Spinal Stenosis 724.02 Lower Back Pain 724.5 Peripheral enthesopathies 726 Tenosynovitis 727.x Dupuytens Contracture 728.6 Muscle Spasm 728.85 Fibromyagia/Fibrositis 729.1 Osgood-Schlatter 732.4 Tietze’s Syndrome 733.6 Melorheostosis 733.99 Spondylolisthesis** 738.4 Cerebral Aneurism 747.81 Scoliosis 754.2 Spina Bifida Occulta 756.17 Osteogenesis imperfecta 756.51 Ehlers Danlos Syndrom 756.83 Nail patella syndrome 756.89 Peutz-Jehgers Syndrome** 756.9 Mastocytosis 757.33 Darier’s Disease 757.39 Marfan syndrome 759.82 Sturge-Weber Eye Syndrome** 759.6 Insomnia+ 780.52 Sleep Apnea 780.57 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 780.7 Tremor/Invol Movements 781.0 Myofacial Pain Syndrome**782.0 Anorexia+ 783.0 Hyperventilation 786.01 Cough+ 786.2 Hiccough+ 786.8 Vomiting 787.01 Nausea+ 787.02 Diarrhea 787.91 Pain, Ureter 788.0 Cachexia 799.4 Vertebral dislocation unspecific 839.4 Whiplash 847.0 Back Sprain 847.9 Shoulder Injury Unspec 959.2 Fore Arm/Wrist/Hand 959.3 Hip 959.6 Knee, ankle and foot injury 959.7 Motion Sickness 994.6 Anaphylactic or Reaction 995.0 Trachoria Growths***1 ???.? + Represents citations from pre-1937 medical literature *From Eugene Schoenfeld, M.D. **From Dale Gieringer, PhD CA NORML Hotline ***From Robert Wilson, Hayward Hempery **** Barry R. McCaffrey 12-30-96 Press Conference (quote from John Stuart Mill 1867) 1. Uncodeable and thought to be a specious disease submitted by an undercover agent who presented a false physician's note. Updated 09-10-2004 Distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

Jack Herer May 26, 2009 3:20 pm (Pacific time)

"Dr. Tod's List" - Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis

by Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D.

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