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As has been frequently noted by different contributors to the PAINWeek platform, there is a range of opinion on the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis, brought on in no small part by the dearth of clinical study resulting from current federal regulatory status. New research from the University...

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A research team composed of members from China, Russia, and the US have announced a significant advance in understanding the structure of CB2, one of 2 cannabinoid receptors in the human endocannabinoid system. Cannabinoid receptors can be targeted to address a range of pathological conditions,...

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An article and accompanying editorial published this month in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology reinforces other warnings concerning the adverse cardiovascular effects of medical cannabis, especially in older patients. The authors relate the case of a 70-year-old male patient with chronic pain and...

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