A new study shows medical cannabis can help reduce side effects in those fighting cancer.

Dr. Dylan Zylla of HealthPartners/Park Nicolett’s Oncology Research center and study co-author: Really what we found is within four months of starting medical cannabis, there was a significant reduction in the severity of symptoms across a number of measures.

Cancer patients reported significant improvement in symptoms including; reducing anxiety, lack of appetite, depression, insomnia, fatigue, nausea, pain and vomiting.