Article by Gooey Rabinski on Whaxy: ALS AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA
Some of the Published Research
Marijuana in the management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis http://ajh.sagepub.com/content/18/4/264.abstract
Cannabis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Hypothetical and Practical Applications, and a Call for Clinical Trials http://ajh.sagepub.com/content/27/5/347.abstract
Survey of cannabis use in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis http://ajh.sagepub.com/content/21/2/95.abstract
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: delayed disease progression in mice by treatment with a cannabinoid. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15204022
Cannabinoids and neuroprotection in motor-related disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18220777
Cannabinol delays symptom onset in SOD1 (G93A) transgenic mice without affecting survival. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16183560
Cannabinoids and neurodegenerative diseases. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19839933
A Reasonable Take on the Science: There is some very powerful material here which leads me to believe that EVERY SINGLE ALS patient should give cannabis medicine a trial.
This is my strongest possible recommendation for patient action.