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Medical Cannabis Use in the Elderly: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: December 21, 2017
Project Number: RA0944-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness on the use of medical cannabis in the elderly?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines on the use of medical cannabis in the elderly?

Key Message

One systematic review, four randomized controlled trials, and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness on the use of medical cannabis in the elderly.

Tags

geriatrics, aged, cannabinoids, cannabis, marijuana abuse, older adult, Elderly