Welcome to homework assignment CAS 1.3 in the Cannabis for Anxiety seminar from Higher Learning LV. This assignment focuses on the therapeutic application of cannabis for pain patients, some of whom suffer anxiety and some of whom do not.
This assignment includes recently published peer-reviewed scientific research from the United Kingdom on the topic of the potential medicinal efficacy of cannabis for pain patients who experience comorbid anxiety.
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A 2023 study entitled "Comparing the Effects of Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain Patients With and Without Comorbid Anxiety: A Cohort Study" that was published in the journal Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics investigated the effects of cannabis on two groups of chronic pain patients, those with and without anxiety. The research explored the health-related quality of life, potential adverse events, and changes in opioid medication consumption between the two groups.