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The vision for the MGD NPC is to promote evidence-based pain management.

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The mission of the Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre is to improve the management of pain through the dissemination of best practice information.




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Marijuana and chronic pain

Apr 10, 2020, 12:00 PM by Victor Nguyen, Ghazaleh Jafarazadeh-Maleki, Vaithiegaa Mathanarajan and Karan Taghizadeh
Looks at medical marijuana, compounds, legality and use in the treatment of chronic pain and fibromyalgia.

This video provides an overview of medical marijuana, its compounds and legality. It sheds light on the usage of cannabis in chronic pain and the literature regarding it. Furthermore, it looks at an alternative treatment, opioids, and compares the pros and cons of each.

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