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Cannabis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Cannabis for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Therapy

A new study shows that cannabis may be helpful to address the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to health survey data collected by ...
cannabidiol and hemp oil

Mayo Clinicians’ Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oil

In this summary-scientific review from Mayo Clinical Proceedings, the researchers provide an overview of the scientific work on cannabidiol and hemp oil and the distinction ...
cannabidiol hearings

FDA Announces Early Fall Cannabidiol Hearings and Clarifies Commitment to Enforcement

The FDA announced that it will host further cannabidiol hearing on the regulatory structure of CBD products in the early fall. The news was embedded ...
drug-resistant epilepsy

Medicinal Cannabis Reduces or Ends Seizures in Children with Severe, Drug-resistant Epilepsy

Medicinal cannabis oil containing both cannabidiol (CBD) and a small amount of THC can reduce or end seizures in children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, a ...
THC or CBD Content

Could the Endocannabinoid System Offer a New Treatment Target for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

The disabling condition of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) affects about 2–3% of people worldwide. Evidence suggests that abnormalities in cortico-striatal-thalamic-cortical circuitry and specific gene variants contribute ...
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research

International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) Names Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research Its Official Journal

New Rochelle, NY, May 7, 2019—Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research (CCR) is extremely excited to announce that the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) has named CCR ...

Four Articles: Cannabis and Cannabinoid Use in Palliative Care, Open Access until May 6, 2019

Patients are aware that medical cannabis and cannabinoid derivatives are available to treat pain and symptoms. However, the medical literature to guide palliative medicine physicians ...
Neurotransmitters and neurochemicals

Interaction of Neurotransmitters and Neurochemicals with Lymphocytes, including the Endocannabinoid System

Neurotransmitters and neurochemicals can act on lymphocytes by binding to receptors expressed by lymphocytes. This review describes lymphocyte expression of receptors for a selection of ...
Medical Cannabis in Elderly Patients

Safety and Efficacy of Medical Cannabis in Elderly Patients: A Retrospective Review in a Neurological Outpatient Setting

As more states legalize medical cannabis, clinicians are seeking more information on how it may affect elderly populations for chronic conditions associated with aging. In ...

New Study on the Endocannabinoid System and Stroke

Stroke is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Development of novel neuroprotectants is of paramount importance. This review, on the endocannabinoid system and ...

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