Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems

The medical literature on medical marijuana was reviewed from 1948 to March 2015 via MEDLINE w ith an emphasis on 28 randomized clinical trials o f cannabinoids as pharmacotherapy for indications other than those for which there are 2 US Food and Drug Administration-approved cannabinoids (dronabinol and nabilone), which include nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and appetite stimulation in wasting illnesses…