Cannabis use in patients with multiple sclerosis

  title={Cannabis use in patients with multiple sclerosis},
  author={M. S. Chong and K. Wolff and K. Wise and C. Tanton and A. Winstock and E. Silber},
  journal={Multiple Sclerosis},
  pages={646 - 651}
  • M. S. Chong, K. Wolff, +3 authors E. Silber
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Introduction Little is known about the extent and patterns of cannabis use in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods MS patients attending neurology outpatient clinics at two hospitals in London and one in Kent, UK completed a questionnaire. Results Questionnaires were completed by 254/337 (75%) MS patients. Forty-three per cent had used cannabis at some stage (ever users). Of these, 68% (75/110) had used cannabis to alleviate symptoms of MS (MS-related cannabis use). Forty-six (18%) had… CONTINUE READING
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