Medical Marijuana - Medical, Legal, Social and Political Issues
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The Medical Use of Cannabis and Cannabinoids in Neuropathies


Neuropathic pain is the most widely studied symptom for the use of medical cannabis. In the past year, several review articles summarizing the effects of cannabis on pain have been published, but all have included trials of prescription cannabinoids as well as herbal cannabis (1-3). This module discusses clinical trials that have reported the effects of smoked or vaporized cannabis on a variety of neuropathic pain conditions.



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This syllabus content additionally qualifies for the following CME designations: Medical Marijuana, Pain Medicine, Palliative Care, Risk Management