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July 19, 2019

Prescribing cannabis for harm reduction

Opioids may be recommended as a second-line pharmacotherapy but have risks including overdose and death. Cannabis has been shown to be effective for treating nerve pain without the risk of fatal poisoning.
July 19, 2019

Associations between medical cannabis and prescription op...

Current levels and dangers of opioid use in the U.S. warrant the investigation of harm-reducing treatment alternatives.
July 19, 2019

Meet Lumir Hanuš, Who Discovered the First Endocannabinoid

On March 24, 1992, Lumír Hanuš, a Czech analytical chemist working in Israel with American pharmacologist William Devane, isolated the first known endocannabinoid in the human brain.
July 19, 2019

Getting High on the Endocannabinoid System

by Bradley E. Alger, Ph.D. The endogenous cannabinoid system—named for the plant that led to its discovery—is one of the most important physiologic systems involved in […]
July 19, 2019

The Endocannabinoid System as an Emerging Target of Pharm...

It is safe to predict that new therapeutic agents that affect the activity of the endocannaboinoid system will emerge and become members of our therapeutic armamentarium.
July 18, 2019

Endocannabinoid system: Role in depression, reward and pa...

by Wen-Juan Huang, Wei-Wei Chen and Xia Zhang Depression and pain co-exist in the majority of patients and often contribute to high mortality. Most patients who […]
July 18, 2019

Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and potential therapeutic role ...

by Orrin Devinsky, Maria Roberta Cilio, Helen Cross, Javier Fernandez‐Ruiz, Jacqueline French, Charlotte Hill, Russell Katz, Russell Katz, Vincenzo Di Marzo, Didier Jutras‐Aswad, William George Notcutt, […]
July 18, 2019

Re-branding cannabis: the next generation of chronic pain...

by Gregory T Carter, Simone P Javaher, Michael HV Nguyen, Sharon Garret & Beatriz H Carlini The field of pain medicine is at a crossroads given […]