Storage and disposal of medical cannabis among patients with cancer: Assessing the risk of diversion and unintentional digestion.

@article{Sznitman2016StorageAD,
  title={Storage and disposal of medical cannabis among patients with cancer: Assessing the risk of diversion and unintentional digestion.},
  author={Sharon R Sznitman and Victoria Goldberg and Hedva Sheinman-Yuffe and Ezequiel Flechter and Gil Bar-Sela},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={122 21},
  pages={3363-3370}
}
BACKGROUND Increasingly more jurisdictions worldwide are legalizing medical cannabis. Major concerns related to such policies are that improper storage and disposal arrangements may lead to the diversion and unintentional digestion of cannabis. These concerns are particularly acute among patients with cancer because they take home medical cannabis for extended periods and have high rates of treatment termination and mortality shortly after the onset of treatment with medical cannabis. Therefore… CONTINUE READING
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