Approximately 60 patients suffering breakthrough cancer pain to participate in clinical trial that compares fentanyl with inhaled medical cannabis. Continue reading UPDATED: Cannabis vs. fentanyl for cancer pain; clinical trial
A cannabis-derived drug that could reduce opioid fentanyl use for breakthrough cancer pain is one step closer thanks to Health Canada approval that will allow a clinical trial to begin in October. Continue reading Clinical trial will compare cannabis with fentanyl for rapid-onset cancer pain
People who use cannabis for chronic, non-cancer pain are not likely to find significant relief and may even experience more severe pain over time, according to a four-year study conducted by the prestigious medical journal The Lancet. Continue reading Does cannabis for pain cut opioid use?