Cannabis

Cannabis Users Show Enhanced Expression of CB1-5HT2A Receptor Heteromers in Olfactory Neuroepithelium Cells

Received: 17 August 2017 /Accepted: 8 December 2017 – Springer Nature 2017 Abstract Cannabinoid CB1 receptors (CB1R) and serotonergic 2A receptors (5HT2AR) form heteromers in the brain of mice where theymediate the cognitive deficits produced by delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. However, it is still unknown whether the expression… Read More »Cannabis Users Show Enhanced Expression of CB1-5HT2A Receptor Heteromers in Olfactory Neuroepithelium Cells

Cannabis Users Show Enhanced Expression of CB1-5HT2A Receptor Heteromers in Olfactory Neuroepithelium Cells

Received: 17 August 2017 /Accepted: 8 December 2017 – Springer Nature 2017 Abstract Cannabinoid CB1 receptors (CB1R) and serotonergic 2A receptors (5HT2AR) form heteromers in the brain of mice where theymediate the cognitive deficits produced by delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. However, it is still unknown whether the expression… Read More »Cannabis Users Show Enhanced Expression of CB1-5HT2A Receptor Heteromers in Olfactory Neuroepithelium Cells

Cannabis Users Show Enhanced Expression of CB1-5HT2A Receptor Heteromers in Olfactory Neuroepithelium Cells

Received: 17 August 2017 /Accepted: 8 December 2017 – Springer Nature 2017 Abstract Cannabinoid CB1 receptors (CB1R) and serotonergic 2A receptors (5HT2AR) form heteromers in the brain of mice where theymediate the cognitive deficits produced by delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. However, it is still unknown whether the expression… Read More »Cannabis Users Show Enhanced Expression of CB1-5HT2A Receptor Heteromers in Olfactory Neuroepithelium Cells

Skunk user who bit, throttled and stabbed his mother 23 times in drug-induced frenzy leaving her fighting for her life is detained in hospital indefinitely

By Stewart Paterson For Mailonline 18 January 2018  Jamil Jabbie stabbed his nurse mother 23 times in a cannabis-induced frenzy She considered sectioning him because of his unbalanced mind and drug use Jabbie, 19, stabbed his mother in the stomach, leg and chest before fleeing  He left… Read More »Skunk user who bit, throttled and stabbed his mother 23 times in drug-induced frenzy leaving her fighting for her life is detained in hospital indefinitely

Marijuana-based anti-seizure drug could hit U.S. market in 2018 after strong study results

By Ariana Eunjung Cha January 24  A new class of epilepsy medications based on an ingredient derived from marijuana could be available as soon as the second half of 2018 in the United States, pending Food and Drug Administration approval. Officials from GW Pharmaceuticals, the company that developed the drug, on… Read More »Marijuana-based anti-seizure drug could hit U.S. market in 2018 after strong study results

Cryptococcal meningitis in a daily cannabis smoker without evidence of immunodeficiency.

Abstract Cryptococcal meningitis is a life-threatening condition most commonly observed in immunocompromised individuals. We describe a daily cannabis smoker without evidence of immunodeficiency presenting with confirmed Cryptococcus neoformans meningitis. An investigation of cannabis samples from the patient’s preferred dispensary demonstrated contamination with several varieties of Cryptococcus, including C. neoformans,… Read More »Cryptococcal meningitis in a daily cannabis smoker without evidence of immunodeficiency.

Study reveals negative long-term effects of heavy cannabis use on brain function and behavior

January 16, 2018 New study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging looks at the effects of heavy cannabis use on brain function and behavior Young people with cannabis dependence have altered brain function that may be the source of emotional disturbances and increased psychosis… Read More »Study reveals negative long-term effects of heavy cannabis use on brain function and behavior