No link between cannabis exposure and acute kidney disease in high risk patients

Researchers reported that those subjects with past cannabis exposure possessed slightly lower odds of AKI (OR 0.85) than did those with no exposure

Growing number of states allow medical cannabis costs to be reimbursed by workers’ compensation insurance

A small but growing number of states now permit eligible patients to be reimbursed for their medical cannabis-related costs through their workers’ compensation insurance (WCI) plans, according to an analysis of state policies conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Survey: Patients report benefits of cannabinoids for blistering skin condition

The use of various preparations of whole-plant cannabinoids is associated with perceived benefits among patients with the painful skin disease epidermolysis bullosa (EB), according to survey data published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic condition that results in blistering skin.

Study: Marijuana legalization not associated with upticks in vehicular accidents resulting in emergency room visits

The enactment of adult-use marijuana sales in Canada is not associated with any increase in motor vehicle injuries requiring hospitalization, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.