• Cannabis users require more sedatives than nonusers when undergoing endoscopic surgery

    4 days ago - By Healio

    Patients who regularly used cannabis needed higher doses of sedatives before endoscopic-related surgical procedures, according to findings recently published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association.
    “Research relating to the effects of cannabis use on the dose requirements for sedation medications lacking,” Mark A. Twardowski, DO, of Western Medical Associates in Grand Junction, Colorado, and colleagues wrote.
    Researchers reviewed 250 patients' medical records .
    Twardowski and colleagues found that those who ingested or smoked cannabis
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  • Cannabis users need 220% more anesthesia to undergo surgery, study finds 

    Cannabis users need 220% more anesthesia to undergo surgery, study finds 

    4 days ago - By Daily Mail

    The report comes from a small study of 250 surgery patients in Colorado, where marijuana has been legal medically and recreationally since 2012.
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