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Leah Roach

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December 15, 2019

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Are any pre-clinical trials or clinical trials evaluating the therapeutic benefits of CBD currently underway? Yes. According to ClinicalTrials.gov, there are more than 40 clinical trials in process to determine…
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December 14, 2019

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Are there any strategies in which patients with chronic non-cancer pain can find their optimal dosing regimen without consuming high doses of THC? As stated by the authors of “Brief…
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December 13, 2019

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Can THC or CBD products be sold as dietary supplements? No. “Based on available evidence, the FDA has concluded that THC and CBD products are excluded from the dietary supplement…
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December 12, 2019

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CBD is legally sold in US supermarkets, pharmacies and convenience stores. CBD is also legally sold in Canada. So, is it legal to transport CBD across the US/Canadian border? According…
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December 11, 2019

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Does pretreatment with CBD prevent the transient psychotic symptoms induced by THC? According to a study by Bhattacharyya et al., pretreatment with CBD does diminish THC’s psychotic effects. This particular…
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December 10, 2019

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Do patients treated with cannabis‐based medicines require special attention during the perioperative period? Yes, they do, according to the European Pain Federation position paper. Some studies evaluating the effects of…
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December 9, 2019

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Some chronic pain patients who are using cannabinoid-based medicines undergo interventional pain procedures, including epidurals and other procedures which have a risk of bleeding . Do cannabinoids impact coagulation? Yes.In…
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December 8, 2019

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Describe the biosynthesis of CBD and compare it to that of the biosynthesis of THC. The synthesis of CBD and THC follow the same metabolic pathway until the penultimate step,…
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December 7, 2019

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According to reports in the media and statements on various CBD websites, CBD has anti-depressant effects. Do the results of randomized clinical trials support those claims? No.An April 2019 systematic…
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December 6, 2019

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Is there evidence to support the use of CBD as an effective treatment for mental health outcomes in individuals with schizophrenia? No. According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering…
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