A new review has shown that further research is needed into the use of treating acute pain with cannabinoids.
The only peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific, medical and psychological exploration of clinical cannabis cannabinoids, such as THC and CBD, and the biomedical mechanisms of endocannabinoids has published a review and meta-analysis of the use of cannabis for treating acute pain.
The systematic review and meta-analysis, published in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, showed a small but significant reduction in subjective pain scores for cannabinoid treatment compared to placebo in patients experiencing acute pain.
First of its kind review
The article entitled ‘Cannabinoids in the Management of Acute Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis’ was…