Mult Scler Relat Disord 2021 Jul 25;55:103172. Epub 2021 Jul 25.
Department of Neurology Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239 USA; Department of Neurology, Portland VA Health Care System, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd, Portland, OR, 97239, USA.
Background: Evidence supports that cannabinoids reduce self-reported spasticity and neuropathic pain in people with MS (PwMS), and legal access to cannabis for medical and recreational use continues to rise. However, there are limited data regarding patterns of cannabis use and perceived benefits of cannabis among PwMS in the US. This study describes the prevalence of cannabis use, routes of administration, perceived benefit of cannabis for MS, and characteristics associated with cannabis use and perception of benefit among a population of PwMS living in two states where cannabis is legal for both medical and recreational use. Read More