Value of Medical Marijuana for Mental Health Questioned


A meta-analysis of more than 80 studies from the past four decades finds weak evidence to support the use of medicinal cannabis to treat anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders.

So far, research has failed to provide convincing evidence of the efficacy of medicinal cannabis treatments to alleviate symptoms associated with mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Tourette syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, or psychosis, according to a meta-analysis published in The Lancet Psychiatry yesterday (October 28).

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