Cannabis for the Management of Pain: Assessment of Safety Study (COMPASS).

@article{Ware2015CannabisFT,
  title={Cannabis for the Management of Pain: Assessment of Safety Study (COMPASS).},
  author={Mark A. Ware and Tongtong Wang and Stan Shapiro and Jean-Paul Collet},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 12},
  pages={1233-1242}
}
UNLABELLED Cannabis is widely used as a self-management strategy by patients with a wide range of symptoms and diseases including chronic non-cancer pain. The safety of cannabis use for medical purposes has not been systematically evaluated. We conducted a prospective cohort study to describe safety issues among individuals with chronic non-cancer pain. A standardized herbal cannabis product (12.5% tetrahydrocannabinol) was dispensed to eligible individuals for a 1-year period; controls were… CONTINUE READING