Study: Cannabis Use Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Kidney Transplant Patients

By Paul Armentano, NORML

Kidney Transplant A history of marijuana use is not contraindicated in kidney transplantation, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Transplantation.

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine evaluated the association between marijuana use and treatment outcomes in 1,225 kidney recipients from 2008 to 2013. Compared to non-users, those patients who tested positive for cannabis experienced no greater risk of adverse outcomes after one year.

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