Reduce usage of Opioids

2021-10-21T11:38:24+02:00

A new pilot study led by a Canadian chronic pain specialist is adding to the growing body of evidence showing that cannabis can help patients reduce their usage of addictive opioid painkillers. Lead researcher Dr. Kevin Rod recruited 600 chronic pain patients who visited his pain clinic in Toronto to participate in a new pilot study, which was recently published in the American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Most of these patients were using an equivalent of 120mg of morphine every day, but 95 of the patients were using higher doses in the range of 180 to 240mg per day. ...