Medical cannabis – the Canadian perspective

  title={Medical cannabis – the Canadian perspective},
  author={Gordon D Ko and Sara L Bober and Sean Mindra and Jason M Moreau},
  booktitle={Journal of pain research},
Cannabis has been widely used as a medicinal agent in Eastern medicine with earliest evidence in ancient Chinese practice dating back to 2700 BC. Over time, the use of medical cannabis has been increasingly adopted by Western medicine and is thus a rapidly emerging field that all pain physicians need to be aware of. Several randomized controlled trials have shown a significant and dose-dependent relationship between neuropathic pain relief and tetrahydrocannabinol - the principal psychoactive… CONTINUE READING
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