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New Guidelines for Cannabis in Chronic Pain Management Released

In the current guidelines, all of the four studies specifically addressing combined opioids and vaporized cannabis flower demonstrated further pain reduction, reinforcing the conclusion that the benefits of CBM for improving pain control in patients taking opioids outweigh the risk of nonserious adverse events (AEs), such as dry mouth, dizziness, increased appetite, sedation, and concentration [...]

By Medscape|2023-04-10T01:51:23+00:00April 10th, 2023|

Insights for Safe Consumption (Part 2)

We recently discussed a study in which we found smoking cannabis was popular within a sample of medical cannabis dispensary users. We found smoking cannabis was associated with greater cannabis use and preference for THC-dominant chemovars and was associated with concurrent alcohol use disorder. These findings provided several key insights into risks and harm reduction [...]

By|2022-12-04T21:40:27+00:00December 4th, 2022|

Insights for Safe Consumption (Part 1)

This is the first part of a two-part series on a recent examination of the cannabis-use profiles and risk-factors associated with smoking cannabis in people using cannabis with medical intent. Smoking cannabis is associated with exposure to harmful toxins and therefore is one of the greatest health risks related to cannabis use. This is an [...]

By|2022-12-04T21:41:16+00:00December 4th, 2022|

Trailblazing women in weed to follow

  Women hold some of the most innovative and impactful positions in the Canadian cannabis landscape. And breaking ‘grass’ ceilings and carving out space in a male-dominated industry is just the beginning. These six women are united by their compassion for others and their willingness to go against the grain. They’ve persevered through countless policy [...]

By Leafly|2022-03-23T20:24:02+00:00March 23rd, 2022|

LabAroma Podcast: Leading the way with cannabinoid science

In this episode of LabAroma with Colleen Quinn, Dr. Caroline MacCallum shares her passion for the remarkable changes she's witnessed in patient populations with complex health conditions. Her recent papers are tools for change, accessible to physicians who are struggling to learn to work with under researched plant compounds, wellness coaches, and patients looking for [...]

By The LabAroma Podcast|2022-03-02T03:37:36+00:00March 1st, 2022|

Medical cannabis 101: A discussion with Dr. Caroline MacCallum

Medical cannabis has been legalized in all but 14 states in the U.S. and its use for treating a range of conditions is a growing topic of conversation in the medical community. We talked with Caroline MacCallum, MD, a specialist in internal medicine, with expertise in complex pain and cannabinoid medicine. Dr. MacCallum is the [...]

By Pinnacle Care|2021-10-18T00:23:31+00:00October 12th, 2021|


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