Epidemiological characteristics, safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in the elderly.

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European journal of internal medicine, ISSN: 1879-0828, Vol: 49, Page: 44-50

Publication Year:
2018
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29398248
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10.1016/j.ejim.2018.01.019
Author(s):
Abuhasira, Ran; Schleider, Lihi Bar-Lev; Mechoulam, Raphael; Novack, Victor
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Elsevier BV
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There is a substantial growth in the use of medical cannabis in recent years and with the aging of the population, medical cannabis is increasingly used by the elderly. We aimed to assess the characteristics of elderly people using medical cannabis and to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the treatment.