27 de outubro de 2020

Medical Marijuana – Is the Cart Before the Horse?

25 de agosto de 20151min

Deepak Cyril D’Souza, MBBS, MD; Mohini Ranganathan, MD

There is a pressing need to develop new medications for many debilitating conditions. Novel approaches based on marijuana or its constituent cannabinoids, if proven, could be added to the armamentarium of available treatments. In this issue of JAMA, reviews by Whiting et al and Hill provide detailed assessment of the pharmacology, indications, benefits, adverse effects, and laws related to medical marijuana and the cannabinoids, and the results and conclusions are consistent.

acesse: Medical_Marijuana_Is_the_Cart_Before_the_Horse_.pdf


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