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Vaporized Cannabis for Acute Migraine Yields Rapid, Sustained Relief

DENVER, Colorado — Vaporized cannabis containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) may provide rapid and sustained relief of acute migraine pain with no serious side effects, new research suggests. 

“In this single center randomized controlled trial across 247 treated migraine attacks, 4 puffs of vaporized THC-CBD mix were efficacious for acute migraine treatment,” said study investigator Nathaniel Marc Schuster, MD, with University of California San Diego Center for Pain Medicine. 

The superiority of THC-CBD over placebo was “unlikely explained by unmasking given that in our blinding analysis most patients who got THC actually did not think they got some THC,” Schuster said. Read more »

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