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March 2020

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March 31, 2020

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Does hepatic disease impact the expression of cannabinoid receptors on non-hepatic cells? Yes. The expression of CB1 receptors and CB2 receptors is up-regulated during the progression of liver disease. For…
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March 30, 2020

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Nabilone, a synthetic cannabinoid-based medicine, is used for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Does nabilone help with postoperative nausea and vomiting? Do cannabinoids help with postoperative nausea and…
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March 29, 2020

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What medical condition is most commonly cited as the reason for using medical marijuana? Chronic pain is the most commonly cited condition. In fact, according to studies and observational reports,…
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March 28, 2020

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Phytocannabinoids accumulate in the secretory part of glandular trichomes of the cannabis plant. Have phytocannabinoids been detected in other parts of the plant? Yes. Phytocannabinoids have also been detected in…
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March 27, 2020

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Does THC administration alter gastric emptying? Yes. According to a double blind randomized controlled study of human volunteers, gastric emptying of solid food was slowed due to THC administration from…
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March 26, 2020

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Perioperative cessation of marijuana use may lead to signs and symptoms of acute withdrawal, especially in patients who have cannabis use disorder. What are some of the cardiovascular signs of…
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March 25, 2020

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Have the results of studies conducted between 2003-2017 indicated that cannabinoids are effective at treating chronic non-cancer pain? Yes. Lynch and Ware published 2 systematic reviews. One SR evaluated trials…
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March 24, 2020

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Have the results of studies conducted in the early 2000s suggested that cannabinoids are effective at treating acute pain? No. RCTs involving the post-operative period or induced acute pain in…
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March 23, 2020

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Is marijuana use associated with an increased or decreased risk of thromboembolism? According to literature reviews, the use of marijuana is associated with an increased risk of thromboembolism. However, there…
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March 22, 2020

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Based on data from the 2016 to 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, do more people in the US…