With cannabis use becoming widespread, new challenges such as understanding and avoiding possible negative interactions with pharmaceutical drugs are important issues. Apparently, the latest software update from Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) seeks to clear up those doubts.
The iOS 16 update to Apple's Health app provides users with "potential interactions between medications on your list," reported Marijuana Moment. Users need to input into the new app whether they have used alcohol, cannabis or tobacco.
According to a footnote in last week's press release from the tech giant, the information on medication and possible interactions "is evidence-based content licensed from Elsevier." However, "the Medications feature should not be used as a substitute for professional medical judgment."