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September 27, 2020

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In 2020, the 20 member 'Global Task Force on Dosing and Administration of Medical Cannabis in Chronic Pain' developed recommendations for the dosing of cannabinoids. These recommendations were presented at…
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September 26, 2020

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In 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) published The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research. According to…
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September 25, 2020

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Do cannabinoids decrease or increase g.i. motility? The pharmacological actions of cannabinoids include decreased gastrointestinal motility, secretion, and emptying. See Answer See Answer
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September 24, 2020

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Does dronabinol increase appetite in HIV/AIDS patients? There is limited to moderate evidence to suggest that dronabinol, a synthetic pharmaceutical preparation of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, may be effective in stimulating appetite and…
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September 23, 2020

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What is the most prevalent side effect of opioids in cancer patients? Constipation is reported as the most prevalent and most disabling side effect of opioids in both cancer and…
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September 22, 2020

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What are conduction-based vaporizers? Conduction-based vaporizers heat herbal cannabis on a surface that is warmed, such as a metal plate, which then allows compounds to passively volatilize. Meanwhile, the consumer…
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September 21, 2020

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What physiological systems are affected by the endocannabinoid system? In addition to regulating neuronal excitability and inflammation in pain circuits, the endocannabinoid system has been shown to play a regulatory…
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September 19, 2020

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What are the common modes of cannabis administration? The common modes of administration of medicinal cannabis include: vaporization, smoking, oral and buccal administration. See Answer See Answer
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September 18, 2020

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What is the pharmacological profile of buccally administered cannabinoids? With buccal administration, a mix of cannabinoids can be sprayed on to the oral mucosa and the medicine is absorbed through…