Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada for more than two decades, but its use has dramatically increased in the last few years, and, with the legalization of recreational cannabis in 2018, there has been an increased interest in therapeutic uses for cannabis. In this webinar recording, Drs. Jason Busse and James MacKillop discuss what the latest research says about the potential for cannabis to help with common medical conditions.
Learn the answers to the following questions:
- 2:32 What does the Michael G. Degroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research do?
- 9:20 What are the risks and benefits of medical cannabis for older adults?
- 11:10 What is the evidence for common medical applications of cannabis?
- 15: 36 What are the risks and harms of cannabis?
- 17:16 What does the research say about medicinal cannabis for chronic pain?
- 28:28 Can cannabis help those with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, or other neurological conditions?
- 37:09 What is known about the long-term effects of medical cannabis use?
- 46:22 Can medical cannabis help with anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder?
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