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Sixty seconds on . . . medical marijuana

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3962 (Published 19 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3962
  1. Anne Gulland
  1. London

Stone me, we’re talking about medical marijuana?

Yes, it’s high on the agenda because of a study showing that US states that have sanctioned it for medical use have seen rates of prescribing for certain drugs plummet.1

That’s dope, man! Which treatments saw the biggest drop?

Demand for pain relief benefited most. Doctors in states that offer medical marijuana prescribed 3644 fewer doses a year …

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