SCC member Kevin M. Takakuwa, MD outlines on the historical impact of cannabis and its relevance to pediatric practice. The article highlights how cannabis may benefit seizure disorders in children and young adults.
Archive for month: September, 2019
Pain Medicine, 16 September 2019
This editorial is occasioned by the publication in Pain Medicine of two quite distinct articles [1,2] on the topical subject of cannabis and pain. As a point of departure, it is necessary to define terms. Cannabis sativa L. is a highly variable biochemical and morphological pl…
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 4 September 2019
Introduction: Cannabidiol (CBD) as Epidiolex® (GW Pharmaceuticals) was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat rare forms of epilepsy in patients 2 years of age and older. Together with the increased societal acceptance of recreational cannabi…
Psychiatria Danubina, September 2019
BACKGROUND: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) is characterized by cyclic vomiting and compulsive need to take hot showers in the context of chronic cannabis use. Physicians’ lack of knowledge of CHS often results in a diagnostic delay of several years. The purpose of this…