The use of cannabis for the treatment of migraine has become an area of interest with the legalization of medical cannabis in the USA.
Medical cannabis use is common in the United States and increasingly more socially acceptable. As more patients seek out and acquire medical cannabis, primary care physicians will be faced with a growing number of patients seeking information on the indications, efficacy, and safety of medical cannabis.
Medical cannabis use is increasingly common in Australia. Patients and physicians need to be aware of the important implications that such use may have for driving.
With the increased use of cannabis in the medicinal and recreational domains, it is becoming more important for physicians to better understand its harmful and beneficial effects.
Medical Cannabis Use: Exploring the Perceptions and Experiences of Older Adults with Chronic Conditions
Although the rate of cannabis use by older adults is increasing more quickly than all other age groups, little is known about the reasons older adults use cannabis and the outcomes they experience.
Growing numbers of patients, consuming cannabinoids admitted to surgery, create a challenge to anesthesia providers
Insufficient management of cancer-associated chronic and neuropathic pain adversely affects patient quality of life.
Globally, chronic pain is a major therapeutic challenge and affects more than 15% of the population.
Recently, many countries have enacted new cannabis policies, including decriminalization of cannabis possession as well as legalization of medical and recreational cannabis.
The purpose of this study was to provide the most up-to-date scientific evidence of the potential analgesic effects, or lack thereof, of the marijuana plant (cannabis) or cannabinoids, and of safety or tolerability of their long-term use.