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People with medical conditions such as asthma, COPD, arthritis, cancer and depression are more likely to report marijuana use, according to a new study A large US study has looked …

People who use cannabis, both medical or otherwise, are at increased risk of prescription opioid misuse – but medical cannabis users are not at higher risk of disorder A study …

Marijuana use, IBS, dry eye disease, T2 diabetes… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores …

Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has referred to independent costings that show billions in potential income from legalising the drug Greens leader Senator Di Natale has declared that legalising cannabis …

New US research shows cannabis laws are associated with a significantly lower rate of opioid prescribing A cross-sectional study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Internal …

Clinicians say they are cautious as demand for prescription cannabinoids outruns research on safety profile and effectiveness Doctors have written to the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on behalf of …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Christchurch, New Zealand: A Christchurch pharmacist has been censured and fined for professional misconduct after he failed to admit …

Pharmaceutical cannabidiol is being used to treat children with severe, treatment-resistant epilepsy as part of three wider trials A few children with severe, treatment-resistant epilepsy have already begun treatment at …

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy supports the use of medical marijuana in helping some people suffering from painful medical conditions in an interview on CBS This Morning. “We have some …