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Medical Cannabis in Residential Transition or Addiction Programs: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: April 5, 2017
Project Number: RC0870-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of medical cannabis in adults with addictions being treated in residential transition/addiction programs?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of medical cannabis in adults with addictions being treated in residential transition/addiction programs?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of medical cannabis in adults with addiction being treated in residential transition/addiction programs?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, or evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of medical cannabis in adults with addictions being treated in residential transition/addiction programs.

Tags

cannabinoids, cannabis, residential treatment, substance abuse treatment centers, addiction, treatment program, treatment programme, Rehabilitation, detox