Cotargeting of peripheral μ-opioid and cannabinoid receptors was found to have a synergistic effect in reducing mechanical allodynia in a mouse model of neuropathic pain.
Selective cannabinoids may provide limited relief from chronic neuropathic pain and improvements in quality of life and sleep.
In January 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report titled "The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendation for Research."
Pot-related poison control calls and hospital discharges spike with wider availability.
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