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Study contests use of smoked cannabis in treatment of cocaine addiction

Publicado em 15 janeiro 2020
A Brazilian study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence shows that cannabis smoked recreationally does not work as a harm reduction strategy for crack and cocaine addicts undergoing rehabilitation. Instead of reducing their craving for cocaine, whether nasally insufflated in powder form or smoked in the form of crack crystals, cannabis use made the patients’ clinical condition worse. The patients were evaluated for six months after discharge from a voluntary inpatient [...]