Cannabis

Dose-related effects of delta-9-THC on emotional responses to acute psychosocial stress

The University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Neuroscience, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC3077, Chicago IL 60637, United States Present address: The University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, 1601 W. Taylor St., MC912, Chicago, Illinois 60612 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.03.030 Highlights •We assessed effects of delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)… Read More »Dose-related effects of delta-9-THC on emotional responses to acute psychosocial stress

Marijuana Violence and Law

Miller and Oberbarnscheidt, Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy 2017, S11:014 DOI: 10.4172/2155-6105.1000S11-014 Conclusion  According to research studies, marijuana use causes aggressive behavior, causes or exacerbates psychosis and produce paranoias. Нese eوٴects have been illustrated through case studies of highly publicized incidents and heightened political… Read More »Marijuana Violence and Law

PROENKEPHALIN MEDIATES THE ENDURING EFFECTS OF ADOLESCENT CANNABIS EXPOSURE ASSOCIATED WITH ADULT OPIATE VULNERABILITY

In conclusion, our findings indicate that marijuana exposure in and of itself can serve as a risk factor that acts `above the genome’ and can imprint upon the existing epigenetic landscape of adolescent neurodevelopment. Thus, the epigenetic effects of adolescent THC exposure may act in… Read More »PROENKEPHALIN MEDIATES THE ENDURING EFFECTS OF ADOLESCENT CANNABIS EXPOSURE ASSOCIATED WITH ADULT OPIATE VULNERABILITY

Effects of a Sativex-Like Combination of Phytocannabinoids on Disease Progression in R6/2 Mice, an Experimental Model of Huntington’s Disease.

Valdeolivas S1,2,3, Sagredo O4,5,6, Delgado M7,8, Pozo MA9,10, Fernández-Ruiz J11,12,13. Author information Abstract Several cannabinoids afforded neuroprotection in experimental models of Huntington’s disease (HD). We investigated whether a 1:1 combination of botanical extracts enriched in either ∆⁸-tetrahydrocannabinol (∆⁸-THC) or cannabidiol (CBD), which are the main constituents of the cannabis-based… Read More »Effects of a Sativex-Like Combination of Phytocannabinoids on Disease Progression in R6/2 Mice, an Experimental Model of Huntington’s Disease.