Cannabis plant
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5 minutes

Cannabinoid based medicines are available for use on the NHS for indications including spasticity in multiple sclerosis, and intractable epilepsy in children. This short screencast gives an introduction to the history of cannabinoid products in medicine, some of the terminology surrounding these medications, their use in the NHS and the products which our patients may be buying over the counter.

Funding was received from Jazz Pharmaceuticals for the production of this screencast. Jazz Pharmaceuticals reviewed the content for scientific accuracy and full editorial control remains the sole responsibility of the RCGP.

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Curriculum: Evidence Based Practice, Research and Sharing Knowledge , Neurology
Date of publication: 15 September 2022
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