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Medical cannabis

Covers therapeutic uses of cannabis and cannabinoids (plant-derived and synthetic) for any medical or psychological condition in humans and animals.

  1. Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) may lead to reduced physical function and is the most common cause of chronic non-cancer pain. Currently, the pharmacotherapeutic options against CMP are limited and frequent...

    Authors: Daniela Furrer, Edeltraut Kröger, Martine Marcotte, Nathalie Jauvin, Richard Bélanger, Mark Ware, Guillaume Foldes-Busque, Michèle Aubin, Pierre Pluye and Clermont E. Dionne

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:41

    Content type: Review

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  2. Cannabinoids are increasingly becoming compounds of medical interest. However, cannabis plants only produce carboxylated cannabinoids. In order to access the purported medical benefits of these compounds, the ...

    Authors: Kenneth J. Olejar and Chad A. Kinney

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:40

    Content type: Technical note

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  3. Since the legalization of medical marijuana (MMJ) in Ohio in 2018, many chronic pain (CP) patients have become interested in it as an alternative or adjunct to prescription opioids. This has not only created a...

    Authors: Daniel Adams, Nana Ama Ofei-Tenkorang, Patrick Connell, Alexa Owens, Aaron Gothard, Dmitri Souza and Samer Narouze

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:37

    Content type: Original research

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  4. Despite repeated calls by medical associations to gather evidence on the harms and benefits of cannabis, there are ongoing methodological challenges to conducting observational and clinical studies on cannabis...

    Authors: Philippe Lucas, Susan Boyd, M.-J. Milloy and Zach Walsh

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:34

    Content type: Original research

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  5. With millions of people using cannabinoids to treat a host of medical conditions, clinicians want guidance on how to utilize cannabinoids as pharmacotherapy in their practices. The Delphi method is a systemati...

    Authors: Kevin P. Hill and Donald I. Abrams

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:23

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:22

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:24

  6. Globally, medical cannabis legalization has increased in recent years and medical cannabis is commonly used to treat chronic pain. However, there are few randomized control trials studying medical cannabis ind...

    Authors: Arun Bhaskar, Alan Bell, Michael Boivin, Wellington Briques, Matthew Brown, Hance Clarke, Claude Cyr, Elon Eisenberg, Ricardo Ferreira de Oliveira Silva, Eva Frohlich, Peter Georgius, Malcolm Hogg, Tina Ingrid Horsted, Caroline A. MacCallum, Kirsten R. Müller-Vahl, Colleen O’Connell…

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:22

    Content type: Original research

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:23

  7. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a primary component in the cannabis plant; however, in recent years, interest in CBD treatments has outpaced scientific research and regulatory advancement resulting in a confusing landsca...

    Authors: Lucile Rapin, Rihab Gamaoun, Cynthia El Hage, Maria Fernanda Arboleda and Erin Prosk

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:19

    Content type: Original research

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  8. People report using cannabis as a substitute for prescription medications but may be doing so without the knowledge of their primary health care providers (PCPs). This lack of integration creates serious conce...

    Authors: Kevin F. Boehnke, Evangelos Litinas, Brianna Worthing, Lisa Conine and Daniel J. Kruger

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2021 3:2

    Content type: Original research

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  9. With the improvement in modern medicine, the world’s human and feline (Felis catus, the domestic cat) population is aging. As the population grows older, there is an increase of age-related diseases, such as Alzh...

    Authors: Lilach Zadik-Weiss, Sivan Ritter, Vered Hermush, Nethanel Asher, Avi Avital and Reuven Or

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:43

    Content type: Review

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  10. Social media and academic literature suggest that more people are using cannabis to treat their own or their dog’s chronic pain. This study identifies the reasons people use cannabis products to treat their ow...

    Authors: Jean E. Wallace, Lori R. Kogan, Eloise C. J. Carr and Peter W. Hellyer

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:36

    Content type: Original research

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:40

  11. Around 144 cannabinoids have been identified in cannabis plant, among them tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the most prominent ones. Because of the legal restrictions on cannabis in many co...

    Authors: Masoumeh Pourseyed Lazarjani, Stephanie Torres, Thom Hooker, Chris Fowlie, Owen Young and Ali Seyfoddin

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:35

    Content type: Review

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  12. Growing interest in the medicinal properties of cannabis has led to an increase in its use to treat medical conditions, and the establishment of state-specific medical cannabis programs. Despite medical cannab...

    Authors: V. Kishan Mahabir, Jamil J. Merchant, Christopher Smith and Alisha Garibaldi

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:32

    Content type: Review

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  13. Terpenes contribute to the pharmacology, efficacy, aroma, and flavor of cannabis inflorescence, improving the experience for medical and recreational users. Terpenes are inherently volatile, resulting in the l...

    Authors: Justin Bueno, Emily Leuer, Michael Kearney Jr, Edward H. Green and Eric A. Greenbaum

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:27

    Content type: Original research

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  14. Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) is a cannabis-derived compound with unique properties that set it apart from the more common cannabinoids, such as Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The main advantage of THCV ove...

    Authors: Amos Abioye, Oladapo Ayodele, Aleksandra Marinkovic, Risha Patidar, Adeola Akinwekomi and Adekunle Sanyaolu

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:6

    Content type: Commentary

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