Researchers reported that cannabis consumption was associated with improvements in subjects’ sleep, depression/anxiety, and pain.
The legislation provides dedicated funding so that scientists can better understand the safety and efficacy of real-world cannabis products.
“Medical marijuana appears to have an important role in the palliation of symptoms in advanced cancers with few adverse effects,” investigators concluded.
The most commonly reported indications for medical cannabis use were menopause-related disturbance of sleep and mood/anxiety.
The measure seeks to “encourage the full participation of entrepreneurs from communities that have been disproportionately harmed by marijuana prohibition and enforcement.”