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Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

#Cancer information summary. Overview of the use of #Cannabis and its components as a treatment for people with cancer-related symptoms caused by the disease itself or its treatment.

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#Cannabis #Cannabinoids #Cancer

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No ongoing clinical trials of Cannabis as a treatment for cancer in humans were identified in a PubMed search
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In response to the recent @NYTimes editorial on cannabis and as a committee member on the @theNASEM #cannabis and #cannabinoids report we did NOT conclude that cannabis causes schizophrenia.

What Advocates of Legalizing Pot Don’t Want You to Know nyti.ms/2Rw2ngF
We found 1) an #association between cannabis use and schizophrenia and 2) an #association between cannabis use and IMPROVED cognitive outcomes in individuals with psychotic disorders (not mentioned in the editorial).
Since the report, we now know that genetic risk for schizophrenia predicts cannabis use, shedding some light on the potential direction of the association between cannabis use and schizophrenia.
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