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Regular Users of Marijuana Can Require More Sedatives During Medical Procedures

Discover Magazine - Tue 16 Apr 19

Increasing numbers of Americans are using marijuana. In some states, obtaining marijuana is as easy as walking into a store and picking out what catches the eye in a glass display case. But ...

Regular cannabis users require up to 220 percent higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures

Medical Xpress - Mon 15 Apr 19

Patients who regularly use cannabis may require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, according to a study published in The Journal of the American ...

Cannabis users need more sedatives before routine medical procedures

Cosmos Magazine - Mon 15 Apr 19

US study finds regular users have poor responses to standard doses. Nick Carne reports.

Cannabis users may need more anesthesia for surgery

Reuters - Mon 15 Apr 19

(Reuters Health) - People who regularly use cannabis may need more than twice the usual dose of anesthesia for surgery, a U.S. study suggests.

If You Use Cannabis, It Could Take Twice As Much Anesthesia to Sedate You

Gizmodo - Mon 15 Apr 19

Like with all drugs we take, there are good and bad effects that come with cannabis. But a new study out Monday suggests that one of these bad side effects could be a strange tolerance to anesthesia. ...

Cannabis users needed up to twice the sedation for medical procedures, small study says

CNN - Mon 15 Apr 19

People who regularly use cannabis may need two times the level of sedation required by nonusers when undergoing medical procedures, a small-scale study finds. Fentanyl, midazolam and propofol, ...

Regular cannabis users require up to 220% higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures

ScienceDaily - Mon 15 Apr 19

Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures after 2012, when the state legalized recreational cannabis. They found patients who smoked ...