Cannabis compound "eases nerve pain caused by cancer drugs"

Cannabis compound “eases nerve pain caused by cancer drugs” Cannabis can help ease the pain suffered by cancer patients after chemotherapy, say scientists. They found a chemical in the class B drug prevents some of the side effects that develop following treatment, particularly for victims of breast tumours. Dr Sara Jane Ward and a team from Temple University, Philadelphia, found the second most abundant compound in the cannabis plant, stopped nerve pain caused by the drug Paclitaxel in female mice.