Cannabis preparations improved subjects “perception of pain, pruritus, wound-healing, and well-being … and reduced concomitant medication use.”
Study participants exhibited a 10 percent “average increase of recalled words 20 minutes after vaping CBD.”
Investigators concluded, “Consistent with estimates from prior studies, there [is] little evidence that [marijuana legalization laws] encourage youth marijuana use.”
“Overall, patients reported more positive effects rather than adverse effects with medical cannabis use.”
The administration of cannabis oils was associated with “significant improvements” in patients’ pain conditions over the study period.
Authors concluded, “More comprehensive training is necessary for physicians to bridge the gap between cannabis policy and clinical care.”
“[T]he data suggest that the use of cannabinoids and cannabis … improve some common and debilitating symptoms associated with FM.”
Overall, statewide legalization laws have not led to a spike in teen use, NIDA’s Director acknowledged.