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Cannabis Use Disorder May Up Risk of Perioperative Heart Attack

Active cannabis use disorder is associated with an increased perioperative risk of myocardial infarction, according to a study published in the December issue of Anesthesiology.

Purified CBD May Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Among patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), the reduction in the frequency of TSC-associated seizures was greater in those receiving a purified version of cannabidiol than in those receiving placebo, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, held from Dec. 6 to 10 in Baltimore.

AHA: Cannabis Use Disorder Tied to Arrhythmia Hospitalization

Cannabis use disorder is associated with hospitalization for arrhythmia, and marijuana use is associated with an increased risk for young-onset stroke, according to two studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association, held from Nov. 16 to 18 in Philadelphia.

Interest in Marijuana, Cannabinoids for Pain Rising Rapidly

There is rapidly growing interest in the use of marijuana and cannabinoids for pain, according to a survey commissioned by the American Society of Anesthesiologists.