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Papers: 10 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022


Front Pain Res (Lausanne)


Association of cannabis and/or opioid with quality of life and healthcare utilization in patients with chronic pain.


Salmasi V, Nelson LM, Hong J, Mackey SC
Front Pain Res (Lausanne). 2022; 3:1015605.
PMID: 36506271.


Opioids have been commonly used to treat chronic pain, but they are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Cannabis has been advocated as an alternative; however, a growing number of patients are now using a combination of opioid and cannabis and the impact of this combination is not well-studied.