Luke Peppone on the Need for Trials With Medical Marijuana

October 14, 2016
Luke Peppone, PhD

Luke Peppone discusses the need for more trials testing the efficacy of medical cannabis.

Luke Peppone, PhD, from University of Rochester Medical Center, discusses the need for trials with medical marijuana.

There is not a large body of medical evidence regarding marijuana's efficacy, but that is because of a lack of trials. With legalization coming, this could shift. Marijuana is currently a good candidate for nausea relief and pain management for patients with cancer.