Gilad Halpert PhD Howard Amital MD MHA, and Yehuda Shoenfeld MD FRCP MaACR
Shir Rubinstein Levy B Med Sc, Gilad Halpert PhD, and Howard Amital MD MHA
Cannabis and cannabinoids have been known for thousands of years for their promising potential as analgesics. Chronic pain is a common complaint among many patients with rheumatic conditions. These disorders have revisited the medical approach toward cannabis and its potential role in pain relief. In addition, in recent years, information has mounted about the immunomodulatory effects of cannabis. In this review we discuss findings on the benefits cannabis may have in rheumatic and autoimmune disorders.