[STUDY] Cannabis for the Management of Pain: Assessment of Safety Study (COMPASS)

The coauthors of this study note that Cannabis is widely used as a self-management strategy by patients with a wide range of symptoms and diseases including chronic noncancer pain, but the safety of cannabis use for medical purposes has not been systematically evaluated.

The Journal of Pain Open Access paper, entitled “Cannabis for the Management of Pain: Assessment of Safety Study (COMPASS)“ (The Journal of Pain, 2015; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2015.07.014), is coauthored by Mark A. Ware, MBBS MRCP MS, Tongtong Wang, BMed PhD, Stan Shapiro, PhD, Jean-Paul Collet, MD PhD, Aline Boulanger, MD, John M. Esdaile, MD, Allan Gordon, MD, Mary Lynch, MD, Dwight E. Moulin, MD, and Colleen OConnell, MD.

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