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

NORML

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. 2020 Opioids Research SCIENCE dronabinol Marinol opioids THC

THC Provides More Symptom Relief Than CBD, According To New Study

MassRoots

government and people who are uncomfortable with the high that is produced by the main psychoactive cannabinoid occurring in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), have accepted CBD with open arms in recent years by adding it to coffee, skincare regimens, and personal lubricant. Data Tracking.

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California: BCC Publish Statement On THC Vaping

Cannabis Law Report

Of the 29 samples, THC was identified in 82%. Of the individuals interviewed, 71 of the 86 individuals, which equates to 83%, reported consuming vaping products containing THC. The other 70 individuals surveyed reported buying THC vaping products from unlicensed sources.

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IMPORTANT HEALTH MESSAGE: Don’t mix THC with COVID-19, Aurelius researchers say

Cannabis Law Report

Mugglehead reports… Previous tests with THC in mice with influenza showed an increase in viral loads. A data firm is warning those infected with the novel coronoavirus to avoid consuming products that contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component of cannabis.

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Study: THC May Reduce Opioid Use in Trauma Patients

The Joint Blog

According to a new study published in the journal Trauma Surgery & Acute Care , trauma patients who are administered THC capsules consume fewer opioids than do similarly matched control subjects. 66 patients participated in the study: Half received THC, and the other half did not.

European Food Safety Authority Reports Says Eating Hemp Foods May Elevate Ingested THC Levels

Cannabis Law Report

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has looked at THC levels in 12 different categories of hemp foods, including hemp oil, breads and teas. European health agency links hemp food to THC exposure. THC and assessed acute dietary exposure from milk and dairy products. THC/?

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Marijuana Edibles: Everything You Need to Know

CannaMD

Data from Colorado, which was among the first states to legalize marijuana, indicates that edible cannabis-infused products account for some 45% of all cannabis sales. Risks of over-consumption and accidental ingestion. Risks from the consumption of illicit or homemade edibles.

CBD Science Update

Project CBD

Over 200 scientists from around the world attended the four-day conference, which included 65 oral presentations and nearly 200 posters covering a wide range of topics – with the caveat that researchers had to present new, unpiblished data.

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Insomnia is Treated Effectively with Medical Marijuana

FloridaMarijuana.net

The primary cannabinoids responsible for the characteristic psychological effects of marijuana are THC (Tetrahydocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol). THC is the only cannabinoid found in marijuana that has direct psychological effects but its effects may be modified by the action of cannabidiol and perhaps other cannabinoids as well,” PT reported. With high doses of THC (50 to 210 mg) REM sleep was decreased in both regular users and nonusers.

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Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

NORML

While initial cases of the phenomenon were associated with consumption of cannabinoid oil products via the use of unregulated vapor cartridges , the CDC reports that some cases have also been linked to the use of nicotine only. ” While there exists only limited data assessing the safety of vaporized cannabinoid oil products, scientists have conducted multiple investigations of the use of technologically advanced (non-disposable) vaporization devices on cannabis plant material.

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Weekly cannabis news roundup

420 Clinic

News cycle from August 20 to 26: Consumption habits changing in Canada’s booming medical marijuana market. The number of medical marijuana patients in Canada skyrocketed in recent months, and patterns of consumption are evolving as the market grows. The latest data from Health Canada shows patient counts in the country reached nearly 300,000 in March, up from 175,000 in April 2017 – a 70% increase.

CBD Science Update

Project CBD

Just over 500 participants from around the world attended the four-day conference, which included 65 oral presentations and nearly 200 posters covering a wide range of topics – with the caveat that researchers had to present new, unpublished data.

Virginia, Marijuana, and How Medical Legalization May Unfold in the South

NORML

The passage of SB 701 directed the Virginia Board of Pharmacy to regulate and monitor the state’s CBD- and THC-A-rich oils. Furthermore, Virginia’s consumption/product regulations are smoke-free. ” and “We only want to see data from an American source.”

Why Does Marijuana Make You Lose Weight?

CannaMD

In 2011, researchers published cross-sectional data from two population-based surveys including over 50,000 respondents. These particular receptors have a specific affinity for THC , the phytocannabinoid famous for its psychoactive effects – which is where our new theory kicks in.

Washington’s Hemp Plan

Canna Law Blog

THC Testing. The Plan lays out the WSDA’s procedure for testing hemp: WSDA tests hemp for Total THC using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) for the determination of ?9-Tetrahydrocannabinol 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and ?9-Tetrahydrocannabinolic

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What Marijuana Patients with Heart Problems Need to Know

CannaMD

The study authors arrived at this estimate based on a series of user-response surveys, with the notation that “given the substantial non-response [to the survey questions] these data are subject to response bias.”.

Study: Cannabis Associated With Reduced ADHD Mediciation Use

The Joint Blog

” Clinical trial data published in 2017 in in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology previously reported that the administration of whole-plant cannabis extracts is associated with improvements in cognition and behavior in subjects with ADHD. 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Colombian Regulators Give Khiron Green Light for CBD Production, Along with 17 Marijuana Strains

WeedAdvisor

received the go-ahead from regulators to produce CBD, along with 17 other marijuana strains intended for THC consumption. THC Products. . Khiron may have overcome the first regulatory hurtle, but the situation with their THC products is not quite as clear.

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Micro-Dosing with Cannabis

The Marijuana Facts

Well, less is more when it comes to marijuana consumption.” That’s why micro-dosing has become a growing trend with Cannabis advocates pushing for less is more with regards to cannabis consumption. “Why try micro-dosing?

Using Cannabis for ALS: Benefits, Research and Best Strains

Greencamp

This is how the psychoactive intoxication with THC affects our brain, and this same pathway is activated for the many other medical benefits cannabis has to offer. High in THC. Have significant CBD levels (or 1:1 THC-CBD ratio).

American Herbal Productions Association Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress – Part 2

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

As a quick review: immediately following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, the FDA published a press release on December 20, 2018, with the position that it was illegal to introduce food products containing CBD or THC into interstate commerce, including dietary supplements. … What are the long-term effects of regular consumption?” Although public interest is growing, there is missing data that the FDA needs to consider in order to protect and promote the public health.

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Brazil Sees Exponential Increase in Medical Cannabis Authorizations

WeedAdvisor

Brazil is one example of cannabis consumption taking off in unprecedented numbers. The THC Controversy. . Unlike the status quo, ANVISA will allow for THC strain cultivation. But given that CBD is the only legal cannabis product allowed, ANVSA’s desire to include THC strains is a huge leap that leaves many people uneasy. The fate of Brazil’s domestic cultivation and THC cannabis is still yet to be determined.

Geocann Launches Patent-Protected Cannabis Formulations for Rapid Uptake Edible and Beverage Products

Canna Newswire

The company reports that the data supports T max is substantially shorter in cannabinoid products formulated with VESIsorb. “It

Important Facts About California Marijuana Laws

The Herb Collective

Although THC infused candy bars and other individual products don’t have to be child-resistant yet, that’s on its way too by 1st January 2020.

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Can cannabis help people suffering from autoimmune disorders?

The Marijuana Facts

For example, people living with psoriasis report that cannabinoid oil eases their pain and inflammation while a survey of fibromyalgia sufferers in Israel showed that Cannabis consumption significantly improves the quality of their sleep.

Cannabis Standards Rely on Transparency, Compliance and Collaboration

Cannabis Law Report

According to Vividata’s National Cannabis Consumer Study , 70% of consumers are not sure they know the difference between THC and CBD. triggering new innovations and improved data quality through better user experiences. Authored By: Arundati Dandapani.

How CBD Vape Oil Works

Cannabis Law Report

Unlike similar kind of molecule Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD does not have a psychoactive effect. Receptors are different for CBD in comparison to THC. There is a lack of safety data availability.

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Legalization of Marijuana and Rising Social Acceptance Augments the Market for Cannabis Infused Drinks, details Fact.MR Report

Cannabis Law Report

Global sales of cannabis infused drinks will surpass US$ 200 Mn in 2019, propelled by growing efficiencies in the delivery methods of drinkables, along with increasing discretion and social acceptance of the consumption method. /

New- ANH-Intl Special Report: Is safety the new gremlin for CBD regulation?

Cannabis Law Report

On 8 November 2018, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment in Germany (BfR), published an opinion (No 034/2018) on THC in hemp-containing foods. On 7 January of this year, EFSA published a new exposure study on THC in hemp-derived products. g THC/kg body weight in adults).

Austria: Cannabidiol In Food And Cosmetics

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp contains approximately 60 cannabinoids, including the psychotropic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the non-psychotropic CBD. The active substance THC may be used in pharmaceuticals, whereas the use of the hemp blossom as a drug is not permitted.

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What’s the deal with cannabis capsules?

Weedistry

Capsules offer an element of simplicity, allowing healthcare practitioners to prescribe an exact milligram amount to a patient,” explains Dr. Kishan Mahabir, a nephrologist, internal medicine specialist, medical cannabis expert and medical advisor for CB2 Insights, a Toronto-based cannabis data company. While capsules do offer a smoke-less consumption method for both recreational users and medical patients, the medical community cites the need for more research.

Austria will not let them eat space cake

Cannabis Law Report

percent THC after flowering. Austria does allow the synthetical Cannabis pharmaceuticals such as Dronabinol (containing THC) and Sativex (containing Cannabidiol CBD) to be sold to individuals with prescriptions from a licensed physician.

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CBD is Everywhere – But Where Does the FDA Stand?

The Blunt Truth

tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC) or less to be sold, with certain caveats. Currently, the FDA treats CBD products aimed at human or animal consumption as drugs and therefore they cannot be distributed without prior approval or a rulemaking exception (more on this below). To understand the breadth of issues and gather data on safety we have conducted a public hearing, reviewed the medical literature, and have an open public docket.”. The FDA is collecting data to fill these gaps.

Report: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City -“Is the Colorado Marijuana Industry Showing Signs of Maturation?”

Cannabis Law Report

viii Other states have decriminalized the first-time possession of small quantities of marijuana or legalized the limited sale and use of low-THC CBD oil, a non-psychoactive product from the cannabis plant often used for medical purposes. percent THC.

Article – Reed Smith: UK: Cannabis In The UK – A Regulatory Environment In Transition?

Cannabis Law Report

The two that are most relevant to the ongoing medical and legalisation debate are cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The key difference between CBD and THC is that THC has psychoactive properties, meaning users experience a high from its use, whereas CBD has no psychoactive properties (it contains little or no THC). THC, a tetrahydro derivative of cannabinol, is a controlled drug under the Act. 19 August 2019. Authors – Carolyn E.

Dentons Weekly Cannabis Update

Cannabis Law Report

Data indicates cannabis-containing vaping products losing market share to other cannabis products after recently reported health concerns. 8)—were ranked among the top ten cities with the highest consumption of cannabis per year.

ElleVet Sciences Publishes Safety Study On CBD For Animals

Cannabis Law Report

The PK data on cats shows there are differences in absorption between cats and dogs and that dosing may be different between these two species and that our chew form is likely to be more absorbable than oils in general. mg/mL tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), 0.27