Étiquette : Israël

Opioid and healthcare service use in medical cannabis patients with chronic pain : a prospective study, Sharon Sznitman et al., 2021

Opioid and healthcare service use in medical cannabis patients with chronic pain: a prospective study Sharon Sznitman, Carolyn Mabouk, Zahi Said and Simon Vulfsons British Medical Journal, 2021. doi : 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002661 Abstract Background Various jurisdictions have legalised medical cannabis (MC) for use in chronic pain treatment. The objective of this study was to determine if the use of MC is related to a reduction in the use of prescription opioids and other prescription medications and healthcare services. Methods : A retrospective cohort study was conducted using the medical files of 68 Israeli patients with chronic pain using MC. Number of prescription medications filled and healthcare services [...]

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Do medical cannabis growers attempt to produce cannabis with different cannabinoid concentrations than recreational growers?, Sharon R. Sznitman et al., 2019,

Do medical cannabis growers attempt to produce cannabis with different cannabinoid concentrations than recreational growers? Sharon R. Sznitman, Monica J. Barratt, Tom Decorte, Pekka Hakkarainen, Simon Lenton, Gary Potter, Bernd Werse and Chris Wilkins Drugs and Alcohol Today, 2019, 19, (4), 251-256, Doi : 10.1108/DAT-06-2019-0021   Abstract Purpose – It is conceivable that cannabis cultivators who grow for medical purposes aim to improve the therapeutic index of their cannabis by attempting to produce particular concentrations of CBD and/or THC. The purpose of this paper is to examine whether small-scalemedical cannabis growers differ fromthose growing for recreational reasons in terms of self-assessed concentrations of THC and CBD [...]

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Un hôpital commence à traiter les patients du COVID-19 avec le cannabis, Times of Israel . com, 2020

Un hôpital commence à traiter les patients du COVID-19 avec le cannabis   https://fr.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/un-hopital-commence-a-traiter-les-patients-du-covid-19-avec-le-cannabis/ L’hôpital Ichilov a commencé à administrer du cannabis médicinal aux patients atteints du coronavirus en état modéré dans le cadre d’un traitement expérimental, a rapporté la Douzième chaîne. Les docteurs cherchent à utiliser les propriétés antivirales du cannabis pour ralentir la propagation du virus, a annoncé l’hôpital.

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CBD Isolates Vs. Full-Spectrum CBD, Martin A. LEE, projectCBD.org, 2015

CBD Isolates Vs. Full-Spectrum CBD Martin A. Lee On February 22, 2015 https://www.projectcbd.org/science/cbd-isolates-vs-full-spectrum-cbd A groundbreaking study has documented the superior therapeutic properties of whole plant CBD-rich cannabis extract as compared to single-molecule CBD.   A groundbreaking study from Israel has documented the superior therapeutic properties of whole plant CBD-rich cannabis extract as compared to single-molecule cannabidiol (CBD). Published in the journal Pharmacology & Pharmacy (Feb. 2015), the article directly challenges one of the sacred cows of Big Pharma and the medical-industrial complex—the notion that “crude” botanical preparations are inherently low grade and less effective than pure, single-molecule compounds. Entitled “Overcoming the Bell-Shaped Dose-Response of Cannabidiol by Using Cannabis [...]

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Medical use of cannabis products. Lessons to be learned from Israel and Canada, Jacob Ablin et al., 2016

Medical use of cannabis products. Lessons to be learned from Israel and Canada J. Ablin, P.A. Ste-Marie, M. Schäfer, W. Häuser, M.-A. Fitzcharles Der Schmerz, 2016, 1-10 DOI 10.1007/s00482-015-0083-4 © Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft e.V. Published by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg - all rights reserved 2015   Abstract Introduction : The German government intends to reduce the barriers for the medical use of cannabis products. A discussion on the indications and contraindications of the medical use of cannabis and on the changes of the regulatory framework has already begun in Germany. It is useful to draw from the experiences of other countries with a more liberal medical use of cannabis. Methods [...]

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