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  1. Auge y caída de la prohibición del cannabis

    • David Bewley-Taylor, Martin Jelsma, Tom Blickman
    24 July 2014
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    La planta del cannabis se ha utilizado con fines espirituales, medicinales y recreativos desde los albores de la civilización. Este informe repasan minuciosamente la historia del control internacional y cómo el cannabis terminó incluido en el actual sistema de fiscalización de estupefacientes de la ONU.

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    Prescribing Cannabis for Harm Reduction

    • Mark Collen
    31 December 2011

    Neuropathic pain affects between 5% and 10% of the US population and can be refractory to treatment. Opioids may be recommended as a second-line pharmacotherapy but have risks including overdose and death. Cannabis has been shown to be effective for treating nerve pain without the risk of fatal poisoning. The author suggests that physicians who treat neuropathic pain with opioids should evaluate their patients for a trial of cannabis and prescribe it when appropriate prior to using opioids. This harm reduction strategy may reduce the morbidity and mortality rates associated with prescription pain medications.

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