Assessing Medical Use of Cannabinoids


There appears to be moderate-quality evidence supporting cannabinoid use for treating chronic pain and spasticity, according to a review of 79 trials. Investigators also observed low-quality evidence suggesting that cannabinoids improved chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, weight gain in patients with HIV, sleep disorders, and symptoms of Tourette syndrome.

Source: JAMA, June 23, 2015

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