Preclinical Studies

When it comes to fighting drug and alcohol addictions, marijuana may be a powerful secret weapon. According to a study recently published in “Neuropsychopharmacology,” cannabidiol, or CBD — a substance found in cannabis — could potentially reduce the risk of relapse in patients recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, Fortune reports. The preclinical study, performed […]

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A chemical found in marijuana could be used to treat drug and alcohol addiction, according to a new study published in Neuropsychopharmacology.  The non-psychoactive and non-addictive chemical called Cannabidiol (CBD) is found in Cannabis sativa, the plant that produces marijuana flowers. Unlike Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD doesn’t get you high and researchers say they’ve proven in a […]

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A preclinical study in rats has shown that there might be value in using a non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant to reduce the risk of relapse among recovering drug and alcohol addicts. The study’s findings inform the ongoing debate about the possible medical benefits of non-psychoactive cannabinoids, and the way that […]

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Image: the3cats The list of conditions that cannabidiol (a cannabinoid extracted from cannabis) may be able to treat continues to grow – this time in helping to prevent relapse in addicts and alcoholics. For the many people struggling with addiction, staying clean and/or sober is a major challenge and relapses are common. Relapses can be […]

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Posted in: Medical Science News | Medical Research News | Medical Condition News Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Anxiety, Brain, Cannabinoid, Cannabis, Drugs, Heroin, Preclinical, Research, Skin, Stress, therapeutics … read more at: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20180323/Non-psychoactive-cannabis-ingredient-could-reduce-risk-of-relapse-among-recovering-addicts.aspx

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March 23 (UPI) — A non-psychoactive component of marijuana, called cannabidiol, or CBD, may help reduce the risk of relapse recovery for people addicted to drugs and alcohol, according to a preclinical study with rats. Amid the ongoing marijuana debate concerning medical benefits of this form of CBD, researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in […]

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(courtesy of Constance Therapeutics) Recovering drug and alcohol addicts may be able to stay clean with the help of non-psychoactive cannabis, new research suggests. A preclinical study published in the medical journal Neuropsychopharmacology finds that the therapeutic compound found in marijuana, cannabidiol (CBD), can help control impulses to use addictive drugs such as alcohol and […]

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A preclinical study in rats has shown that there might be value in using a non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant to reduce the risk of relapse among recovering drug and alcohol addicts. The study’s findings inform the ongoing debate about the possible medical benefits of non-psychoactive cannabinoids, and the way that […]

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AAP LOSS NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in First Filed Class Action Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) from November 14, 2016 through August 15, 2017, inclusive (the “Class Period”) of the important […]

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SMCI SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of an Investigation Involving Possible Securities Fraud Violations by the Board of Directors of Super Micro Computer, Inc. The Law Offices of Vincent Wong notifies investors of an investigation concerning whether Super Micro Computer, Inc. (“Super Micro Computer” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SMCI) violated […]

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NQ MOBILE INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $100,000 Investing in NQ Mobile Inc. to Contact the Firm Faruqi Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential claims against NQ Mobile Inc. (“NQ Mobile” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NQ). If you invested in NQ Mobile stock or options […]

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Update to Christmas Day House Fire On behalf of Tukwila Fire Department Tukwila, Wash – January 5, 2018 – The following is an update on the Christmas night house fire in the 15800 block of 42 Ave. S. The adult female who was rescued from the home during the fire has passed away due to […]

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By Sandra Renner, sandrar@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs October is National Farm to School Month, a time to recognize the importance of improving child nutrition, supporting local economies, and educating communities about the origins of their food. In 2016, the Center for Rural Affairs joined more than 220 organizations nationwide to promote farm to school throughout […]

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