Study to investigate self-medicating cannabis users – The Copenhagen Post

A new Danish study aims to shine a light on the patterns of medicinal cannabis consumption among users who chose to go outide the official channels.

From January 1 this year it has been legal for general practitioners to prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients with spinal chord injuries, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy side-effects.



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But evidence suggests there could be a large number of other people who are self-medicating, reports DR Nyheder.

Sinikka Kvamme, a PhD researcher at the Center for Rusmiddelforskning drug research centre, believes that the number could be as high as 60,000 after finding a Facebook group that discusses the growing trend.

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