Broadcast - Mini Science: Just say know : what marijuana has taught us about pain control


Leading McGill scientists cover many major aspects of pain science, from molecular and neural pathways to the psychological modulation of pain. The series bridges our understanding of how factors such as environment, genetics, gender, age and lifestyle are related to pain.

Presented by Mark A. Ware, M.D., FRSQ Senior Clinical Research Scholar, Director of Clinical Research, Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

This presentation explores the science behind the extraordinary claims that are made around marijuana and pain management, from demon drug to miracle herb, and suggests there are some intriguing avenues of new research opening up that offer some new ways to treat pain.