MC4MS provides funding and study research regarding
the impact of selected cannabinoids on fatigue, pain, spasticity, quality of life, immune response, CNS repair / demyelination and brain inflammation.
MC4MS is the first non-profit organization dedicated to the research and legalization of medical cannabis to treat multiple sclerosis.

Recent News

February 2, 2018

Harvest One Plans Online Sales of Medical Cannabis for Canadians With MS

United Greeneries plans to launch online retail sales of medical cannabis in February for Canadians covered by the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations — a program for […]
February 2, 2018

Holland Approves Clinical Trial Plans for AXIM’s Cannabis-based Gum for MS Pain and Spasticity

Dutch regulators have signed off on AXIM Biotechnologies’ clinical trial plans for a chewing gum that offers controlled release of cannabinoids to treat multiple sclerosis patients’ pain and spasticity. The […]
February 2, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis NZ Review of medicinal cannabis research

Review of Current Research Regarding the Use of Medicinal Cannabis for MS And MND Symptom Management A report for Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand and Motor Neurone […]
February 2, 2018

A Former TV Anchor With MS Advocates for Legalizing Marijuana

Anqunette Jamison Sarfoh is working to make medical marijuana more widely available. Photo Courtesy of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society After 22 rewarding years on camera, […]

Yes... this plant, extracted with the correct terpenes, can alleviate MS symptoms.




Who we are


Medical Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis - MC4MS

MC4MS is a non-profit foundation that was created by a marketing industry entrepreneur who at 42 years of age was diagnosed with MS. Around the same time, I inadvertently found myself being thrown into the emerging cannabis industry, changing the focus of my existing marketing firm to specialize in this unique industry. Fate talks. I soon began to see the testimonial of the medicinal benefits of cannabis. Things happen for a reason. I married the two into MC4MS. We will beat this. We will walk. We will talk. We won't give up that easily. I believe there is power in the plant. In certain CBD's, strains and terpenes. It's in the science. I'm Celeste Miranda. Welcome to MC4MS. Let's help find the future.


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A few things cannabis does for multiple sclerosis

  • Anti-inflammatory100%
  • Analgesic100%
  • Antispasmodic100%
  • Antidepressant100%
  • Abdominal complaints100%


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This is what current research shows so far...


Cannabis could slow the neurodegenerative process of multiple sclerosis

Research findings suggest that cannabis could slow the neurodegenerative process of multiple sclerosis. Studies have shown that cannabinoids are involved in the regulation of the immune system by way of acting upon the cannabinoid receptors of the endocannabinoid system. Cannabinoids have shown they can modulate the inflammatory reaction and assist in neuroregeneration (Kubajewska & Constantinescu, 2010) (Croxford, et al., 2008). In one study, cannabinoids demonstrated neuroprotective effects during an animal model of multiple sclerosis, reducing the damage to myelin caused from inflammation (Pryce, et al., 2003). Another study found that cannabinoids administered to animals with a model of multiple sclerosis reduced neurological disability, improved motor coordination and limited the progression of the disease (de Lago, et al., 2012).

Cannabis can help multiple sclerosis patients manage the symptoms associated with their disease

Cannabis can help multiple sclerosis patients manage the symptoms associated with their disease. Cannabis has shown to be effective at reducing pain, muscle stiffness and spasms in multiple sclerosis patients (Koppel, et al., 2014) (Wade, et al., 2004). In one study, multiple sclerosis patients saw significant improvements in muscle spasticity and reduced sleep disturbances after four weeks of cannabis treatment (Novotna, et al., 2011). A similar study found that multiple sclerosis patients experienced pain and sleep improvements after five weeks of treatment with cannabis containing both THC and CBD (Rog, Nurmikko, Friede & Young, 2005). In a questionnaire, multiple sclerosis patients responded that cannabis was effective in improving spasticity, chronic pain of extremities, tremors, emotional dysfunctions, fatigue, double vision, bowel and bladder dysfunctions, dysfunctions of walking and balance and memory loss (Consroe, et al., 1997).


Clinical and anecdotal reports of cannabinoids' ability to reduce MS-related symptoms

Clinical and anecdotal reports of cannabinoids' ability to reduce MS-related symptoms such as pain, spasticity, depression, fatigue, and incontinence are plentiful in the scientific literature.[1-12] Specifically, investigators at the University of California at San Diego reported in 2008 that inhaled cannabis significantly reduced objective measures of pain intensity and spasticity in patients with MS in a placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial. They concluded that "smoked cannabis was superior to placebo in reducing spasticity and pain in patients with multiple sclerosis and provided some benefit beyond currently prescribed treatment."[13] Inhaled cannabis yielded similar results in a 2012 randomized, placebo-controlled trial involving MS subjects who were unresponsive to conventional therapy. That study, published in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association, concluded, "Smoked cannabis was superior to placebo in symptom and pain reduction in patients with treatment-resistant spasticity.

Significant neuroprotection" in an animal model of multiple sclerosis

Other studies suggest that cannabinoids may also inhibit MS progression in addition to providing symptom management. Writing in the July 2003 issue of the journal Brain, investigators at the University College of London's Institute of Neurology reported that administration of the synthetic cannabinoid agonist WIN 55,212-2 provided "significant neuroprotection" in an animal model of multiple sclerosis. "The results of this study are important because they suggest that in addition to symptom management, ... cannabis may also slow the neurodegenerative processes that ultimately lead to chronic disability in multiple sclerosis and probably other disease," researchers concluded.[17] Spanish researchers in 2012 reported similar findings, documenting that "the treatment of EAE mice with the cannabinoid agonist WIN55,512-2 reduced their neurological disability and the progression of the disease.

chef0054

i am getting much relief from CBD & THC . No more Xanax no more valium no more narkel no more Gabapentin no more Fioricet, no more Prilosec acid control pills after 20 years no more blood pressure pills.
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2018-03-05T16:06:50+00:00
i am getting much relief from CBD & THC . No more Xanax no more valium no more narkel no more Gabapentin no more Fioricet, no more Prilosec acid control pills after 20 years no more blood pressure pills.

Always a good mix

It’s always a good mix between the 2 CBD and THC. I use THC more at night time as this help with my jumpy legs😬
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2018-03-05T16:06:16+00:00
It’s always a good mix between the 2 CBD and THC. I use THC more at night time as this help with my jumpy legs😬

Anonymous

Saving my life#Learning2WalkAgain #Grateful
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2018-03-05T16:05:35+00:00
Saving my life#Learning2WalkAgain #Grateful

simpsongwendolyn

It will help with my horrific pain...I hope...TM,MS,DDD
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2018-03-05T16:04:54+00:00
It will help with my horrific pain...I hope...TM,MS,DDD
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Celeste Miranda
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Daron Cooper, RN
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John MacKay, Ph.D
CEO Synergistic Technology Assoc


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