A paper in a nursing journal said doctors and patients shouldn’t shy away from the sometimes awkward issue of cannabis use.
- “There’s decisions to be made and we need the information to guide patients,” lead author Dr. Marian Wilson said. “Having a central repository of high-quality research would be a next step, now that we know the floodgates are going to be opened with more and more people having access to cannabis. We need to make sure we don’t do more harm than good, and we need to help people enter this new [potential treatment] with some caution and some wisdom.”
- At the moment, she said too many people get MED advice from friends and budtenders.