Clinical Distillation

CBD oil

Pharmacist discusses important concerns regarding the accuracy of statements and findings from a systemic review on the efficacy and safety of cannabidiol in the treatment of anxiety: Skelley JW, et al. Use of cannabidiol in anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2020;60(1):253-261.

A molecular and cell biologist who works in the cannabis regulatory environment provides commentary on a recent study: Lambros AM, et al. CannaCount: an improved metric for quantifying estimates of maximum possible cannabinoid exposure. Sci Rep. 2023;13(1):5869. doi:10.1038/s41598-023-32671-9.

cannabis dispensaries

In light of recent policy changes, a Canadian researcher discusses findings from her study: Capler R, et al. Are dispensaries indispensable? Patient experiences of access to cannabis from medical cannabis dispensaries in Canada. Int J Drug Policy. 2017;47:1-8.

palliative care silver tsunami

As the silver tsunami approaches and palliative care experts prepare for the rise in older patients, cannabis is poised to play a larger role in end-of-life care. With a growing number of states recently enacting medical marijuana and adult-use cannabis legislation, many patients entering palliative care may already be using cannabis or may request use of cannabis for symptom management.