American Pain Society Offers Guidance on Medical Marijuana for Pain
The Journal of Pain Advises Clinicians on Treating Patients Who Use Marijuana
CHICAGO, June 23, 2016 – Marijuana often is used to self treat chronic pain and, with 24 states legalizing medical use of the herb, the American Pain Society (www.americanpainsociety.org) published guidance in The Journal of Pain for physicians caring for patients who use cannabis. The paper also identified opportunities for future research required to better understand the health effects of cannabinoids. Read the full press release.