Clinical Trial: Plant-Derived Cannabis Oil Effective for Patients with Fibromyalgia

NORML

The post Clinical Trial: Plant-Derived Cannabis Oil Effective for Patients with Fibromyalgia appeared first on NORML. "We conclude that phytocannabinoids can be a low-cost and well-tolerated therapy for symptom relief and quality of life improvement in these patients.".

Clinical Trial: CBD Administration Reduces Heroin Cravings

NORML

The administration of oral CBD reduces cue-induced cravings and anxiety in subjects with a history of heroin use, according to clinical data published in The American Journal of Psychiatry. In clinical models, CBD administration has been shown to reduce cravings for tobacco. Investigators at The Mount Sinai Health System in New York City assessed the effect of CBD versus placebo in 42 drug-abstinent participants with a history of heroin use.

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Clinical Trial: Oral THC Administration Associated with Opioid-Sparing Effects

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Trauma patients administered oral THC consume fewer opioids than do similarly matched controls, according to clinical trial data published in the journal Trauma Surgery & Acute Care. Investigators affiliated with the Saint Anthony Hospital and Medical Campus in Colorado assessed the impact of the off-label use of dronabinol (FDA-approved synthetic oral THC) on opioid consumption patterns in trauma patients with acute pain. Sixty-six patients participated in the study.

House Passes Bipartisan Bill Facilitating Clinical Cannabis Research, Allowing Scientists to Access State-Approved Marijuana Products

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The post House Passes Bipartisan Bill Facilitating Clinical Cannabis Research, Allowing Scientists to Access State-Approved Marijuana Products appeared first on NORML. LEGISLATION Research SCIENCE clinical trials DEA House vote research University of Mississippi

Numinus Announces Clinical Trial Of Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy

Cannabis Life Network

announced early this morning that it will undertake a clinical trial of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy. About the Research & Clinical Trial Numinus Wellness […]. Vancouver based Numinus Wellness Inc.

NeonMind Appoints Dr. Frank Russo to Lead Development of Music-Based Program for Psilocybin Clinical Trials

Cannabis Law Report

The post NeonMind Appoints Dr. Frank Russo to Lead Development of Music-Based Program for Psilocybin Clinical Trials first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. We hope he does a better job than some of the playlists we’ve seen recently ! NeonMind Biosciences Inc. … Read More.

UK: Imperial College Of London To Study DMT In First-Ever Clinical Trial

Cannabis Law Report

Clinical trials on the hallucinogenic drug DMT for the treatment of depression are expected to start in January. The post UK: Imperial College Of London To Study DMT In First-Ever Clinical Trial first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Yahoo Finance Reports.

Clinical Trial: Transdermal Application of CBD Effective in Patients with Myofascial Pain

NORML

The transdermal application of plant-derived CBD reduces fascial pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD aka TMJ), according to clinical data published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Polish investigators conducted a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial assessing the efficacy of twice-daily transdermal CBD administration on 60 patients with TMD over a period of 14 days.

Japanese Officials Approve Epidiolex For Clinical Trials

Cannabis Law Report

The trials, to be tightly controlled in a hospital environment, are exempted from Japan’s Cannabis Control Act, which bans cannabis compounds generally. Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare officials recently announced the trials during a meeting of the Okinawa-Northern Task Force, a research and development agency. Japanese officials approve Epidiolex for clinical trials.

Clinical Trial Finds Marijuana Oil to be Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia

The Joint Blog

The study concludes by stating that “To our knowledge, this is the first randomized controlled trial to demonstrate the benefit of cannabis oil – a THC-rich whole plant extract – on symptoms and on [the] quality of life of people with fibromyalgia.

InMed Pharmaceuticals Announces Completed Enrollment in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of INM-755 CBN Cream in Healthy Subjects

Puff Puff Post

VANCOUVER, March 10, 2020 /CNW/ – InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“InMed” or the “Company”) (TSX:IN; OTCQX:IMLFF), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing medications targeting diseases with high unmet medical need and leading the way in the clinical development of cannabinol (CBN), today reported completed enrollment in its first Phase 1 clinical trial with INM-755 in healthy subjects (Study 755-101-HV).

Treating addictions with psychedelic psychotherapy

Cannabis Life Network

Imagine having a treatment-resistant addition. You’ve tried going to therapy, taking medications, receiving treatment at rehabilitation centres–everything. But none of it worked. Where do you even go from there? What else is there to do?

InMed Submits Clinical Trial Application to Evaluate INM-755 in Phase 1 Trial

Puff Puff Post

5, 2019 /CNW/ – InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“InMed” or the “Company”) (TSX: IN; OTCQX: IMLFF), today announced the filing of a Clinical Trial Application (“CTA”) in the Netherlands to initiate a Phase 1 human clinical trial for INM-755 in healthy volunteers. ” “This is a significant milestone for the Company as we transition from a preclinical to a clinical stage organization,” says Eric A.

InMed Pharmaceuticals Announces Completed Enrollment in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of INM-755 CBN Cream in Healthy Subjects

Puff Puff Post

VANCOUVER, March 10, 2020 /CNW/ – InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“InMed” or the “Company”) (TSX:IN; OTCQX:IMLFF), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing medications targeting diseases with high unmet medical need and leading the way in the clinical development of cannabinol (CBN), today reported completed enrollment in its first Phase 1 clinical trial with INM-755 in healthy subjects (Study 755-101-HV).

FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug For Use On Kids In Clinical Trials

Otherside Farms

Federal regulators have approved two clinical studies testing whether a marijuana-based epilepsy drug may help prevent seizures among epileptic children. Our definition of pure is no THC,” Guy said, adding that clinical study would help provide “better understanding and experience in what cannabidiol does in these different children groups, what benefit we can see, and how the results can best be measured.”.

Are Marijuana Inhalers Most Effective Treatment For Chronic Pain?

The Fresh Toast

Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX cannabis inhalers chronic pain clinical trials Neuropathy THCAre Marijuana Inhalers Most Effective Treatment For Chronic Pain? Metered-dose THC inhalers delivered consistent pain relief with minimal adverse effects for neuropathic patients, researchers found. The post Are Marijuana Inhalers Most Effective Treatment For Chronic Pain? appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Symptoms in Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress

NORML

This study’s primary outcome supports the theory that cannabis should be [tested in clinical trials] as a potential therapeutic for PTSD.".

InMed Submits Clinical Trial Application to Evaluate INM-755 in Phase 1 Trial

Puff Puff Post

5, 2019 /CNW/ – InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“InMed” or the “Company”) (TSX: IN; OTCQX: IMLFF), today announced the filing of a Clinical Trial Application (“CTA”) in the Netherlands to initiate a Phase 1 human clinical trial for INM-755 in healthy volunteers. ” “This is a significant milestone for the Company as we transition from a preclinical to a clinical stage organization,” says Eric A.

CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

Project CBD

The launch of a clinical trial examining the use of CBD in newborns suffering from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (brain damage caused by lack of oxygen) means new hope for the million plus babies born each year with this condition Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way.

Hooked on Weed? Try Nicotine Instead

Project CBD

Recently NIDA supported a clinical trial which used nicotine as a therapy for relatively mild cannabis withdrawal symptoms In its ongoing search for alternatives to recreational cannabis, the National Institute on Drug Abuse ( NIDA ) has been funding research into much more dangerous and addictive drugs — ostensibly to help people ween off cannabis.

Cannabinoids for Scleroderma

Project CBD

Two compounds that target the endocannabinoid system are currently in development to treat scleroderma – and they’re already in clinical trials. Pharmaceutical researchers have their sights set on developing a drug that bypasses CB1 while boosting CB2. Referred to as a “selective CB2 agonist ,” such a compound would appear to have potential as a treatment for scleroderma

Can cannabis be a substitute for prescription drugs?

Leafly

In order for a prescription drug to reach the market, it must be extensively studied, first in animal and then in human clinical trials. Safety, efficacy, and risks must be determined. But as anyone who has seen a commercial for a prescription drug knows, there are still side effects.

Australia: Orange Hospital first site for CARE NSW’s clinical cannabis trial

Cannabis Law Report

A CENTRAL West hospital has been announced as the first site in the state to start participating in a clinical trial to investigate the effectiveness … Read More.

Director of Funder Engagement

Cannabis Law Report

About Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative: Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative (PSFC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, supports research on and clinical trials of physician-prescribed psychedelic medicines and patient … Read More.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Are any pre-clinical trials or clinical trials evaluating the therapeutic benefits of CBD currently underway? According to ClinicalTrials.gov, there are more than 40 clinical trials in process to determine if CBD treatment mitigates the symptoms of various disorders/illnesses, including PTSD, alcohol use disorder, anxiety disorders, Sturge-Weber syndrome, pain, autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, muscle spasms and some cancers.

Director of Funder Engagement

Cannabis Law Report

About Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative: Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative (PSFC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, supports research on and clinical trials of physician-prescribed psychedelic medicines and patient … Read More.

The Best Organic CBD Oil in the UK

Cannabis Law Report

AS CBD continues to go from strength to strength, both in clinical trials and in the minds of the mainstream, the question of the best … Read More. Pot Luck

“Candy Flipping” — Mixing MDMA and LSD — Is Hitting the Lab

Cannabis Law Report

Researchers have announced a phase 1 clinical trial of the popular drug combo. Ravers old and new will be well aware of this practice. “The … Read More. The post “Candy Flipping” — Mixing MDMA and LSD — Is Hitting the Lab first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Marijuana Shows Promise In Sickle Cell Disease Treatment

The Fresh Toast

Clinical trial results indicate cannabis could provide an alternative or adjunctive treatment to sickle cell patients. Marijuana Shows Promise In Sickle Cell Disease Treatment.

US Government Approves Increased Production of Marijuana for Clinical Research

NORML

Federal officials have approved plans for the University of Mississippi to grow 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds) of cannabis to provide to investigators for clinical trial research. Clinicians wishing to conduct FDA-approved clinical trials on cannabis have long complained that federally-provided samples are of inferior quality.

ASA offers solution to DOJ research block: Our comments on the DEA’s proposed rules

Americans for Safe Access

This new agency, the Office of Medical Cannabis Control (OMCC), would be tasked with overseeing not only the requirements of the research program, but would also enable cultivators that are already licensed in medical cannabis states to provide high quality medical cannabis to researchers, thereby increasing the diversity of products that can be used in research studies and clinical trials

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Excluding potential drug:drug interactions, what adverse effects of CBD have been noted in clinical trials? In clinical trials evaluating CBD, adverse effects, including diarrhea, somnolence, decreased appetite, change in weight, and increased levels of liver enzymes have been noted. Of note, the one FDA-approved CBD product is associated with a higher risk of hepatotoxicity necessitating recommended scheduled liver function testing in patients starting the medication.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Clinical trials evaluating the use of human monoclonal antibodies against interleukin 1 and interleukin 6 to treat cytokine storm syndrome in COVID-19 patients are underway or in the planning stage.

Brain Awareness Week: CBD and the Brain

Leafwell

How it works and what effect it has on the body is not precisely known, partially because far more clinical trials need to take place before we can say anything for sure, and partially because research on cannabinoids – even the non-psychoactive/non-intoxicating ones – is still restricted in many parts of the world. Cannabidiol (CBD) is still a big mystery in many ways.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

A clinical trial evaluating this drug has begun in Italy.) Baricitnib, a drug approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, may reduce COVID-19 viral entry and mitigate inflammation. (A Does CBD interact with Baricitnib?

Legislation To Produce And Research Cannabis Introduced

NORML

A bipartisan coalition of House lawmakers has introduced The Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019 ( HR 601 ), to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials involving cannabis. The act ends the University of Mississippi’s existing monopoly on the growth of cannabis for clinical research purposes, by requiring the licensing of additional manufacturers.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Transporting [marijuana] across states lines may not be lawful under state laws, unless a patient is participating in a clinical trial and has a letter that documents such participation.” According to the Controlled Substances Act, is it legal to transport marijuana across state lines from one medical marijuana legal state to another medical marijuana legal state?