[MEDICAL CANNABIS].

@article{Naftali2016MEDICALC,
  title={[MEDICAL CANNABIS].},
  author={Timna Naftali},
  journal={Harefuah},
  year={2016},
  volume={155 2},
  pages={
          79-82, 133
        }
}
  • T. Naftali
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Harefuah

Positive and Negative Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids on Health

TLDR
Given the growing popularity in the use of cannabinoid‐based drugs for both recreational and medical purposes and their potential harmful effects, there is a need for further investigation in this field.

Cannabinoids and Pain: New Insights From Old Molecules

TLDR
The evidence from current research supports the use of medical cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain in adults and calls for larger well-designed studies to determine the long-term efficacy and long- term safety of cannabis/cannabinoids.

Can cannabinoids still play a role as pain medications?

TLDR
The authors are in the infancy of understanding the early and long-term outcomes of cannabinoids for treating pain, with emphasis on using endogenous ‘natural’ analogs to regulate the treatment of pain and the pursuit of alternative therapies to opioids.

Medical Cannabis in Lebanon: History & Therapeutic, Ethical, and Social Challenges. A Narrative Review

TLDR
By legalizing medical cannabis, Lebanon has entered a new chapter that warrants assessments, regulations, and readiness in order to insure a safe and successful experience, and to clearly define the ethical framework for medical cannabis prescription and usage.

Cannabidiol use and effectiveness: real-world evidence from a Canadian medical cannabis clinic

TLDR
This retrospective observational study suggests CBD-rich treatment has a beneficial impact on pain, anxiety, and depression symptoms as well as overall wellbeing only for patients with moderate to severe symptoms; however, no observed effect on mild symptoms is suggested.

Can Medical Cannabis Therapies be Cost-Effective in the Non-Surgical Management of Chronic Knee Pain?

TLDR
The study showed that MC may be a cost-effective strategy in the management of chronic knee pain; however, the evidence on the medical use of cannabis is limited and predominantly low-quality.

The Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes in the Arab World

TLDR
This article is a call to conduct medical research in the use of cannabis for medical purposes to determine the suitability and need for this substance in the Arab world.

Medical Cannabis and Psychiatric Disorders: Implications for Psychiatric Nurses

  • C. Groh
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • 2020
TLDR
There is a significant gap between evidence supporting the effectiveness of medical cannabis for psychiatric disorders and patient interest and use of cannabis for such conditions as well as other psychiatric symptoms.

Marijuana and the Pediatric Population

TLDR
The changing epidemiology of cannabis use is reviewed and an update on medical use, routes of administration, synthetic marijuana and other novel products, the effect of cannabis on the developing brain, other health and social consequences of use, and issues related to marijuana legalization are provided.

Medical Cannabis in Parkinson Disease: Real-Life Patients' Experience

TLDR
Medical cannabis was found to improve symptoms of PD in the initial stages of treatment and did not cause major adverse effects in this pilot, 2-center, retrospective survey.