Smoked cannabis therapy for HIV-related painful peripheral neuropathy

There is significant evidence that cannabinoids may be involved in the modulation of pain, especially of neuropathic origin. HIV-related painful peripheral neuropathy is a significant medical problem with unsatisfactory treatment options. Based on the effects of cannabinoids in pre-clinical models of neuropathic pain and anecdotal case reports, a controlled trial of smoked cannabis was conducted.

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