Étiquette : CBD

A tale of two cannabinoids : The therapeutic rationale for combining tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol, Ethan Russo & Geoffrey W. Guy, 2006

A tale of two cannabinoids : The therapeutic rationale for combining tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol Ethan Russo & Geoffrey W. Guy Medical Hypotheses, 2006, 66, 234–246 doi : 10.1016/j.mehy.2005.08.026 Summary This study examines the current knowledge of physiological and clinical effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) and presents a rationale for their combination in pharmaceutical preparations. Cannabinoid and vanilloid receptor effects as well as non-receptor mechanisms are explored, such as the capability of THC and CBD to act as anti-inflammatory substances independent of cyclo-oxygenase (COX) inhibition. CBD is demonstrated to antagonise some undesirable effects of THC including intoxication, sedation and tachycardia, while contributing analgesic, anti-emetic, [...]

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Changing landscape of cannabis : novel products, formulations, and methods of administration, Tory R Spindle et al., 2019

Changing landscape of cannabis : novel products, formulations, and methods of administration Tory R Spindle, Marcel O Bonn-Miller and Ryan Vandrey Current Opinion in Psychology, 2019, 30, 98–102 Doi : 10.1016/j.copsyc.2019.04.002   Abstract Laws regulating cannabis have changed radically in the U.S. and abroad. Historically, users smoked dried cannabis flowers that contained D9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive component of cannabis, as the principal product constituent. Coincident with cannabis legalization and increased interest in medicinal use of the plant, there is now an expansive retail cannabis marketplace with novel cannabis products, formulations, and methods of administration. In this review, we describe emergent cannabis product chemotypes (e.g. THC-dominant, [...]

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Bibliographie Cannabis et Troubles cardio-vasculaires

Bibliographie Cannabis et Troubles cardio-vasculaires   Dr Christian SUEUR, GRECC, 2e édition, janvier 2020.   Actuellement, les méta-analyses ne montrent pas d'augmentation significative des pathologies cardiovasculaire chez les consommateurs de cannabis. (cf en particulier la méta-analyse de Divya RAVI et coll., Annals of Internal Medicine, 2018). Quoiqu'il en soit, l'existence de facteurs de risques liés à la consommation de cannabis fumé est semble-t-il incontestable; de même, les risques sont vraisemblablement augmentés chez les sujets prédisposés, présentant des pathologies cariaques, vasculaires, des troubles de l'excitabilité cardiaque ou de la tension artérielle. La plupart des "Case Report" consistent en des accidents par sténose vasculaire, cérébrale ou cardiaque, [...]

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Prolonged Cannabidiol Treatment Lacks on Detrimental Effects on Memory, Motor Performance and Anxiety in C57BL/6J Mice, Eva M. Schleicher et al., 2019

Prolonged Cannabidiol Treatment Lacks on Detrimental Effects on Memory, Motor Performance and Anxiety in C57BL/6J Mice Eva M. Schleicher, Frederik W. Ott, Melanie Müller, Barbara Silcher, Marius E. Sichler, Maximilian J. Löw, Jannek M. Wagner and Yvonne Bouter Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2019, Volume 13, Article 94 doi : 10.3389/fnbeh.2019.00094   The Cannabis plant contains more than 100 currently known phytocannabinoids. Regarding the rising consumption of the non-psychotropic phytocannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) in people’s everyday life (e.g., beauty products, food and beverages), the importance of studies on the influence of CBD on healthy humans and rodents is evident. Therefore, the behavioral profile of CBD was investigated with [...]

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As CBD Oil Flirts with Mainstream, Questions Mount, Kathleen Doheny, Medscape, 2018

As CBD Oil Flirts with Mainstream, Questions Mount Kathleen Doheny Medscape, June 11, 2018 Anxiety is a given for Jessica Singer, 25, who juggles her job at a marijuana dispensary with her night-time gigs as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles. So when it’s time for bed, "I can't turn off my brain,'' she says. Now she does, with the help of a new bedtime ritual -- a ''snack" of two gummy bears containing CBD. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a substance from marijuana that lacks the ''high'' of the THC (tetrahydro-cannabinol) also found in marijuana. The remedy is affordable for her -- about $35 [...]

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‘Standard THC units’: a proposal to standardize dose across all cannabis products and methods of administration, T.P. Freeman & V.Lorenzetti, 2019

'Standard THC units': a proposal to standardize dose across all cannabis products and methods of administration T.P. Freeman, V.Lorenzetti Addictions, 2019, Oct 12. doi : 10.1111/add.14842 © 2019 Society for the Study of Addiction. Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS : Cannabis products are becoming increasingly diverse, and vary considerably in concentrations of ∆9 -tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Higher doses of THC can increase the risk of harm from cannabis, while CBD may partially offset some of these effects. Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines currently lack recommendations based on quantity of use, and could be improved by implementing standard units. However, there is currently no consensus on [...]

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A behavioural comparison of acute and chronic D9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol in C57BL/6JArc mice, Leonora E. Long et al., 2010

A behavioural comparison of acute and chronic D9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol in C57BL/6JArc mice Leonora E. Long, Rose Chesworth, Xu-Feng Huang, Iain S. McGregor, Jonathon C. Arnold and Tim Karl International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2010, 13, 861–876. doi : 10.1017/S1461145709990605   Abstract Cannabis contains over 70 unique compounds and its abuse is linked to an increased risk of developing schizophrenia. The behavioural profiles of the psychotropic cannabis constituent D9 tetrahydro-cannabinol (D9-THC) and the non-psychotomimetic constituent cannabidiol (CBD) were investigated with a battery of behavioural tests relevant to anxiety and positive, negative and cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia. Male adult C57BL/6JArc mice were given 21 daily intraperitoneal injections of vehicle, [...]

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A reliable and validated LC-MS/MS method for the simultaneous quantification of 4 cannabinoids in 40 consumer products, Qingfang Meng et al., 2018

A reliable and validated LC-MS/MS method for the simultaneous quantification of 4 cannabinoids in 40 consumer products Qingfang Meng, Beth Buchanan, Jonathan Zuccolo, Mathieu-Marc Poulin, Joseph Gabriele, David Charles Baranowski PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, (5), e0196396. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196396   Abstract In the past 50 years, Cannabis sativa (C. sativa) has gone from a substance essentially prohibited worldwide to one that is gaining acceptance both culturally and legally in many countries for medicinal and recreational use. As additional jurisdictions legalize Cannabis products and the variety and complexity of these products surpass the classical dried plant material, appropriate methods for measuring the biologically active constituents is paramount to ensure [...]

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Cannabis thérapeutique : la France tente l’expérience, Le Quotidien du Pharmacien, Damien Coulomb, 06/01/2020

Cannabis thérapeutique : la France tente l’expérience Le Quotidien du Pharmacien, 6 janvier 2020 - N°3567 By Damien Coulomb   https://reputation.kantar.com//Public/IndexReview?ticket=B0676A6A0861C43FAA8FF14D942445F772837649EBF3AE141B18755109B597E279FDFAD2E9DA3F6A339F855835E70A2BA4435547C70966B06357667834105870033911B7545D63C0FA495FAE3543451038F55FF11906571C7AF35F378C6A16BAD3ED49B0933F8B41D99A90532AE551334818943393DA3A4BB381D488EDF9A29E   Le 3 décembre dernier, les députés adoptaient définitivement la loi de financement de la sécurité sociale 2020. Un des amendements du texte, proposé par le député de l'Isère Olivier Véran, inscrit dans la loi l’expérimentation du cannabis thérapeutique dans le traitement d’un certain nombre d’indications. À partir du premier semestre 2020, les patients Français pourront se voir prescrire du cannabis thérapeutique dans le cadre d’une expérimentation de 2 ans.Selon le descriptif fourni par le comité scientifique spécialisé temporaire (CSST) rassemblé par l’Agence nationale de [...]

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The Role of Cannabis in Treating Anxiety : An Update, Michael Van Ameringen et al., 2019

The Role of Cannabis in Treating Anxiety : An Update Michael Van Ameringen; Jasmine Zhang; Beth Patterson; Jasmine Turna Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 2019, 33, (1), 1-7. DOI : 10.1097/YCO.0000000000000566 https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922111?nlid=133169_425&src=WNL_mdplsfeat_191224_mscpedit_psyc&uac=292598PZ&spon=12&impID=2219742&faf=1 Abstract and Introduction Abstract Purpose of review: Cannabis use for medical purposes has become increasingly common, including as treatment for mental health disorders such as anxiety. Unfortunately, the evidence examining its use in mental health has been slow to evolve, but is emerging. Given the widespread use of cannabis, it is important for both clinicians and those who suffer with anxiety to understand the effects of cannabis on symptoms of anxiety. In this review, we present [...]

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