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CANNABIS USE IN AUSTRALIAN WOMEN WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS

Medical cannabis research published online in 2016 in the Journal of Obstetrics and gynaecology sough to determine the prevalence, tolerability, and self-reported effectiveness of cannabis in women with endometriosis. “Australian law currently requires legal medicinal cannabis use to follow specific, regulated pathways that limit prescription by this method; however, self-reported illicit use of cannabis remains… Continue reading CANNABIS USE IN AUSTRALIAN WOMEN WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS

VAPING CANNABIS AND E-CIGS

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Cannabis and E-Cigs Medical cannabis research published online in 2016 in Society for the study of addiction looks into if Vaping cannabis (marijuana) has the potential to reduce tobacco smoking in cannabis users “Budney et al. 1 provide an informative and balanced overview of issues regarding the emerging use of ‘vaping’ as a route of administration (ROA) for cannabis.… Continue reading VAPING CANNABIS AND E-CIGS

PATIENT REPORTED USE OF MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR PAIN ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

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Medical Cannabis for Pain Anxiety and Depression Medical cannabis research published online in 2019 in Social Science and Medicine looks into patient-reported use of medical cannabis for pain, anxiety, and depression symptoms. “Certifications for medical cannabis are generally restricted to a small number of specific medical conditions, yet patients frequently report symptoms of pain, anxiety, and depression… Continue reading PATIENT REPORTED USE OF MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR PAIN ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

THE CANNABIS INFORMATION HOTLINE: ASSESSING INTEREST IN MEDICAL CANNABIS USE AUSTRALIA

Get an appointment today! Call (07) 3012-6314 to book an appointment today Medical cannabis research published online in 2017 in Substanceuse and Misuse looks into assessing interest in the medicinal use of cannabis in australia. “The majority of Australians support a change in legislation to allow the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Despite strong… Continue reading THE CANNABIS INFORMATION HOTLINE: ASSESSING INTEREST IN MEDICAL CANNABIS USE AUSTRALIA

ADVERSE EFFECTS OF NON MEDICAL CANNABIS USE

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Chronic Doctors Telehealth Process Medical cannabis research published online in 2009 in The Lancet looks into adverse health effects of non-medical cannabis use. “For over two decades, cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, has been the most widely used illicit drug by young people in high-income countries, and has recently become popular on a global scale.… Continue reading ADVERSE EFFECTS OF NON MEDICAL CANNABIS USE

MEDICAL CANNABIS AND DRIVING AUSTRALIA: PART 2

Medical Cannabis Therapies Online Australia Medical cannabis research published online in 2021 in the Australian Journal of General Practice explores medical cannabis and driving. “Medical cannabis use is increasingly common in Australia. Patients and physicians need to be aware of the important implications that such use may have for driving  ” *  Medical cannabis therapies are… Continue reading MEDICAL CANNABIS AND DRIVING AUSTRALIA: PART 2

CANNABIS AND DRIVING IN AUSTRALIA: BEHAVIOURS AND ATTITUDES

Medical cannabis Medical cannabis research published online in 2020 in Accident analysis and prevention assessed Driving-Related Behaviours, Attitudes and Perceptions among Australian Medical Cannabis Users.   As the use of cannabis for medical purposes becomes increasingly prevalent, driving under the influence of cannabis (DUIC) is emerging as a major public health issue.   Although medical… Continue reading CANNABIS AND DRIVING IN AUSTRALIA: BEHAVIOURS AND ATTITUDES

An evaluation of regulatory regimes of medical cannabis

Medical cannabis Therapies Medical cannabis research published online in 2020. This paper evaluates current regulatory regimes of medical cannabis using peer-reviewed and grey literature as well as personal communications. “Despite the legalization of medical cannabis in the UK in November 2018, patients still lack access to the medicine, with fewer than 10 NHS prescriptions having… Continue reading An evaluation of regulatory regimes of medical cannabis

THE MISSING LINK? MEDICAL CANNABIS USE EXPLORED

Medical Cannabis in Australia Medical cannabis research published online in 2016 in the Medical Journal Australia explores the changes in legislation surrounding medicinal cannabis in Australia. “For users of medicinal cannabis, this legislation is a significant move. It provides access to cannabis for people who gain alleviation of their symptoms and who have, until now,… Continue reading THE MISSING LINK? MEDICAL CANNABIS USE EXPLORED

Medical cannabis use in the Australian community following introduction of legal access

Medical cannabis Medical cannabis research published online in 2020 in the Harm reduction journal explores cannabis use in the australia community following introduction of legal access. “Data were available for 1388 respondents. The main categories of condition being treated with medical cannabis were pain (36.4%), mental health (32.8%), sleep (9.2%), neurological (5.2%) and cancer (3.8%).… Continue reading Medical cannabis use in the Australian community following introduction of legal access