First-ever Safety Study Of Medical Cannabis Use In Canada Launched13 years, 9 months ago
Posted on Dec 17, 2004, 3 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
A first-of-its-kind study of safety issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis has just been launched. Known as the COMPASS study (Cannabis for the management of pain: assessment of safety study), the research initiative will follow 1400 chronic pain patients, 350 of whom use cannabis as part of their pain management strategy, for a one-year period.