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Medical marijuana significantly safer for elderly with chronic pain

Medical marijuana therapy can meaningfully reduce chronic pain in patients age 65 and older without adverse effects. The new study found marijuana therapy is safe and efficacious for elderly patients who are seeking to address cancer symptoms, Parkinson’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other medical issues. After monitoring patients (Read More)

Avoid using medical cannabis to treat sleep apnea

Medical cannabis and synthetic cannabis extracts should not be used for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, according to a position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine . Until there is have further evidence on the effectiveness of medical cannabis for the treatment of sleep apnea, and until its safety profile is proven, (Read More)