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Leah Roach

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May 25, 2020

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What is the most common route of administration for the synthetic cannabinoids K2 or Spice? K2 and Spice are used for recreational purposes, and smoking is the most common route…
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May 24, 2020

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Does marijuana use alter the sexual intercourse experience? An online survey posed questions regarding various aspects of sexual experience and how those aspects were impacted by marijuana use. The results…
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May 23, 2020

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CB1 receptors are located on neurons in the CNS and PNS. Are CB1 receptors also located on cardiomyocytes? Yes. CB1 receptors are located in cardiomyocytes, vascular endothelial cells as well…
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May 22, 2020

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Some cannabinoid-based medicines are used to treat chemotherapy-induced n/v. Have cannabinoid-based medicines been shown to be effective in the treatment of post-op n/v? The results of studies indicate that neither…
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May 21, 2020

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Does ketamine interact with the endocannabinoid system? Yes. Ketamine induces the release of endocannabinoids. See Answer See Answer
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May 20, 2020

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Do CB1 and CB2 agonists facilitate endogenous opioid signaling? Yes. In fact, CB1 and CB2 agonists increase the concentrations of endogenous opioids. See Answer See Answer
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May 19, 2020

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Is the endocannabinoid system linked to the opioid system? Yes. Opioid receptors and CB receptors are located within the same neurons within the CNS. In addition, cannabinoids activate kappa and…
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May 18, 2020

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How do cannabinoids modulate pain sensation? In other words, describe the mechanism of action of cannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are synthesized in the postsynaptic neuron in response to stimuli such as pain,…
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May 17, 2020

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A study by Jamal et al. published in the European Journal of Anaesthesiology reported that marijuana users required a higher dose of morphine s/p abdominal surgery. They estimated that there…
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May 16, 2020

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CBD is a negative allosteric modulator. What does that mean? A negative allosteric modulator changes the shape of the receptor and, as a result, reduces the binding ability of components…
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