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Medical Cannabis Use Rising Among Older Adults, Pauline Anderson, Medscape Medical News, 2021

Medical Cannabis Use Rising Among Older Adults Pauline Anderson Medscape Medical News ©March 22, 2021   More individuals are using medical cannabis, but the increase appears to be more pronounced among seniors, new research suggests. Results of a large Canadian survey study show that the proportion of older users among total users increased from 17.6% before 2017 to 26.7% in 2018 and 31.2% in 2019. The proportion of older users was 22.7% in 2020, but there were fewer participants in this latest sample (8869 in 2019 and 5644 in 2020). The majority of older respondents reported that they use cannabis to relieve pain and prefer cannabidiol [...]

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Cannabis for Pain? An Expert’s Guidance, John Watson, Medscape.com, 2021

Cannabis for Pain? An Expert's Guidance John Watson Medscape Neurology © 2021 WebMD, LLC January 05, 2021 Mark Steven Wallace, MD Many have put forth medical cannabis as a promising treatment for chronic pain that can potentially replace opioids. However, although it's never been easier for patients to access medical cannabis, those researching its use say that the structural challenges inherent to studying a Schedule 1 drug remain formidable. Medscape recently spoke with Mark Steven Wallace, MD, a pain management specialist and chair of the Division of Pain Medicine at UC San Diego Health, about the latest data on medical cannabis and the challenges in studying its clinical use in pain [...]

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How ecstasy and psilocybin are shaking up psychiatry, Paul Tullis, 2021

How ecstasy and psilocybin are shaking up psychiatry Regulators will soon grapple with how to safely administer powerful psychedelics for treating depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Paul Tullis https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00187-9?utm_source=twt_nnc&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=naturenews&sf242359384=1 Nature, 2021,  589, 506-509 doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-00187-9   Illustration by Gizem Vural PDF version On a sunny day in London in 2015, Kirk Rutter rode the Tube to Hammersmith Hospital in hopes of finally putting an end to his depression. Rutter had lived with the condition off and on for years, but the burden had grown since the death of his mother in 2011, followed by a relationship break-up and a car accident the year [...]

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Bibliographie : Cannabis et Cannabinoides en Psychiatrie, Docteur Christian Sueur, GRECC, décembre 2020

Bibliographie : Cannabis et Cannabinoides en Psychiatrie   Docteur Christian Sueur, GRECC, décembre 2020. (4e version, décembre 2020....)   1 - Généralités : 1 - 11 2 -Cannabinoïdes et anxiété : 12 3 - Cannabidiol anxiolytique : 13 - 15 4 - Cannabidiol antipsychotique : 16 - 21 5 - Cannabinoïdes et dépression : 22 - 28 6 - Cannabidiol antidépresseur : 29 7 - Cannabinoïdes et Sommeil : 30 - 31 8 - Cannabinoïdes et addiction au Cannabis : 32 - 39 9 - Cannabinoïdes et addictions (cocaine, opiacés, amphétamines, alcool, tabac) : 40 - 54 10 - Cannabinoides et syndrome de Gilles de la Tourette : 58 - 59 11 - Cannabinoides et Hyperactivité [...]

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Self-Medication with Cannabis, Chapter 17, Arno Hazekamp and George Pappas, 2019

Self-Medication with Cannabis, Chapter 17 Arno Hazekamp and George Pappas April 2019, 17-Pertwee-Chap17.indd 319 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Arno_Hazekamp/research   17.1 Introduction The medicinal use of cannabis is slowly gaining a more general acceptance worldwide. Canada (since 2001) and the Netherlands (since 2003) have government-run programs, in which quality-controlled herbal cannabis is supplied by specialized and licensed companies. Several other countries are now setting up their own programs (Israel, Czech Republic, Switzerland) or import products from the Dutch program (Italy, Finland, Germany, Switzerland). In the US, despite strong opposition by the federal government, so far 18 states including the District of Columbia have introduced laws to permit “medical marijuana use” [...]

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Plaidoyer Principes Actifs, décembre 2020, à voir de toute urgence

Plaidoyer Principes Actifs, décembre 2020, à voir de toute urgence   En mars 2021 débutera l'expérimentation du cannabis médical en France. Les critères d'inclusion ne concernent qu'un nombre restreint de pathologies. Depuis plus de vingt ans, des patients font usage de cannabis pour ses effets thérapeutiques en toute illégalité. Ces quelques témoignages dénoncent une situation de santé publique injuste et intolérable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdzPpIO1Rlw   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ118l67BFVUW4ukFwjyWYg   Animation et production du clip : Follow Media Musique : « Gibraltar Rocksteady » de l'album KHEPER produit, composé et édité par IMHOTEP © 2020 - Principes Actifs - Tous droits réservés www.principesactifs.org

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Fibromyalgie et cannabinoïdes, Kalapa Clinic, 05/11/2020

Fibromyalgie et cannabinoïdes Kalapa Clinic, Barcelone, Espagne By Gesa:  05/11/2020   Fibromyalgie – cela signifie souvent de fortes douleurs, de l’épuisement, des troubles du sommeil et souvent une souffrance psychologique. Les symptômes du syndrome de douleur chronique sont variés et varient d’un patient à l’autre. Beaucoup de personnes touchées ont de grandes difficultés à faire face à leur vie quotidienne et le niveau de souffrance est très élevé. L’utilisation médicale du cannabis peut avoir un effet bénéfique sur la maladie, comme l’ont montré certaines études. Fibromyalgie – qu’est-ce que c’est ? Le syndrome de fibromyalgie (SFM) se caractérise par des douleurs musculaires et du tissu conjonctif, [...]

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The experimental effects of psilocybin on symptoms of anxiety and depression : A meta-analysis, Simon B. Goldberg et al, 2020

The experimental effects of psilocybin on symptoms of anxiety and depression : A meta-analysis Simon B. Goldberg, Brian T. Pace, Christopher R. Nicholas, Charles L. Raison, Paul R. Hutson Psychiatry Research, 2020, 284,  112749 Doi : 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.112749   A B S T R A C T The current meta-analysis examined the effects of psilocybin in combination with behavioral interventions on anxiety and depression in samples with elevated symptoms. Across four studies (one uncontrolled; three randomized, placebo-controlled; N = 117), within-group pre-post and pre-follow-up effects on anxiety and depression were large (Hedges’ gs=1.16 to 1.47) and statistically significant. Across three placebo-controlled studies, pre-post placebo-controlled effects were also [...]

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Access to cannabidiol without a prescription : A cross-country comparison and analysis, Iain S. McGregor et al, 2020

Access to cannabidiol without a prescription : A cross-country comparison and analysis Iain S. McGregor, Elizabeth A. Cairns, Sarah Abelev, Rhys Cohen, Mat Henderson, Daniel Couch, Jonathon C. Arnold, Natalie Gauld International Journal of Drug Policy, 2020, 85, 102935 Doi : 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102935   A B S T R A C T Background : Recent legislative change has allowed increased access to cannabis products in many jurisdictions. In some locations, this includes over-the-counter (OTC) and/or online access to products containing cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating cannabinoid with therapeutic properties. Here we compared the availability of CBD products and the associated legislative and regulatory background in nine selected countries. Methods [...]

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Cannabidiol prescription in clinical practice: an audit on the first 400 patients in New Zealand, Graham Gulbransen et al, 2020

Cannabidiol prescription in clinical practice: an audit on the first 400 patients in New Zealand Graham Gulbransen, MBChB, FAChAM, FRNZCGP1*, William Xu2, Bruce Arroll, MBChB, PhD, FRNZCG BJGP Open, 2020, 1-8 DOI : 10.3399/bjgpopen20X101010   Abstract Background : Cannabidiol (CBD) is the non- euphoriant component of cannabis. In 2017, the New Zealand Misuse of Drugs Regulations (1977) were amended, allowing doctors to prescribe CBD. Therapeutic benefit and tolerability of CBD remains unclear. Aim : To review the changes in self- reported quality of life measurements, drug tolerability, and dose- dependent relationships in patients prescribed CBD oil for various conditions at a single institution. Design & setting : An [...]

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