The use of medical cannabis in pediatrics presents a bit of a double bind for physicians as well as the parents of patients.

On one hand, cannabis use among minors, in any capacity, is controversial due to evidence that marijuana can damage the developing brain.

On the other, even staunch opponents of cannabis would find it difficult to deny sick children treatment that might ease their suffering.

In either case, it seems fair to assume that recommending cannabis to children should be a last resort since it will impact them harder than adults.

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Brandon Hicks ~ Civilized.Life

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