British Pain Society - Position Statement on the medicinal use of cannabinoids in pain management
Posted by 'PeteMoore' Thu, November 01, 2018
The British Pain Society welcomes the increasing awareness and changes in government policies towards the potential use of cannabinoid preparations for the management of various chronic medical conditions including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and pain management.
Members of The British Pain Society have occasionally come across patients who have benefited from using cannabis and acknowledge that it may have a place in pain management for a small number of carefully selected people.
However, meta-analyses of clinical studies on cannabinoids for the management of pain conclude that there is no positive evidence to support routine use in pain management.
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