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Quality of Life Among Patients Using Cannabis to Manage Anxiety: A Longitudinal Observational Study

The aim of this observational study was to measure the HRQoL for 1 year of 60 participants who used medical cannabis products primarily to manage their anxiety symptoms.   

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California Cancer Center Finds Few Barriers To Implementing Ryan’s Law
California state law requires cancer centers to allow patients with terminal disease to use cannabis, contradicting federal law. That has left some oncology nurses uncertain about their roles and responsibilities, but a survey-based pilot study suggests most will be comfortable overseeing patient self-administration of cannabis in clinical settings, and that they will see palliative benefits…
Clinical Cannabis Pharmacist Urges Nationwide Adoption of California’s “Ryan’s Law”
Leah Johnson, PharmD, MS-MCST, a medical cannabis expert & clinical pharmacist from San José, California, presents her poster on “Applying Ryan’s Law: The compassionate use of cannabis in healthcare facilities” at CannMed ’23 in Marco Island Florida.
Carriers of the Cannabinoid Receptor CNR1-A Allele May Be More Susceptible to Depression
A new study has determined that individuals who carry the cannabinoid receptor 1 (CNR1)-A gene allele may be more likely to develop depression than non-carriers. The study, published in the Annals of General Psychiatry, employed loudness dependence of auditory-evoked potentials (LDEAP) to evaluate serotonergic activity in healthy volunteers. “The aim of the present study was…