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Does Cannabis Have The Ability To Relieve Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways.

This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath.

Cannabis Science and Related Medical Journals

2018 - Study ~ Endocannabinoid receptor CB2R is significantly expressed in

aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology.

2017 - Study ~ The case for cannabinoid CB1 receptors as a target for bronchodilator therapy for β-agonist resistant asthma. Current Drug Targets.

2017 - Study ~ Determinants of peripheral airway function in adults with and without asthma.


2017 - Study ~ Palmitoylethanolamide Supplementation during Sensitization Prevents Airway Allergic Symptoms in the Mouse. Frontiers in Pharmacology.

2017 - Study ~ Cannabis: Exercise performance and sport. A systematic review. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

2017 - Study ~ Innate lymphoid cells in asthma: cannabinoids on the balance. Institute of Pharmacology.

2016 - Study ~ Delta9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Reverses TNFα-induced Increase in Airway Epithelial Cell Permeability through CB2 Receptor. Biochemical Pharmacology.

2016 - Study ~ The effect of cannabinoids on dinitrofluorobenzene-induced experimental asthma in mice. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology.

2016 - Study ~ Stimulation of cannabinoid CB1 receptors prevents nerve-mediated airway hyperreactivity in NGF-induced inflammation in mouse airways. European Journal of Pharmacology.

2016 - Study ~ The Endogenous Cannabinoid Anandamide Increases Human Airway Epithelial Cell  Permeability through an Arachidonic Acid Metabolite. Pharmacological Research.

2012 - Study ~ The Role of Cannabinoids In Inflammatory Modulation of Allergic Respiratory Disorders, Inflammatory Pain and Ischemic Stroke

2011 - Study ~ Allergen Challenge Increases Anandamide in Bronchoalveolar Fluid of Patients With Allergic Asthma

2010 - Study ~ Cannabinoid-induced apoptosis in immune cells as a pathway to immunosuppression

2010 - Study ~ Beneficial effects of cannabinoids (CB) in a murine model of allergen-induced airway inflammation: Role of CB(1)/CB(2) receptors

2010 - Study ~ The cannabinoid receptor agonist WIN 55,212-2 inhibits antigen-induced plasma extravasation in guinea pig airways

2009 - Study ~ Cannabinoids as novel anti-inflammatory drugs

2008 - Study ~ Activation of cannabinoid receptors prevents antigen-induced asthma-like reaction in guinea pigs

2007 - Study ~ Cannabinoid CB(2) receptor activation prevents bronchoconstriction and airway oedema in a model of gastro-oesophageal reflux

2006 - Study - The Cannabinergic System as a Target for Anti-inflammatory Therapies

2005 - Study ~ Endogenous cannabinoid receptor agonists inhibit neurogenic inflammations in guinea pig airways

2001 - Study ~ Therapeutic aspects of cannabis and cannabinoids

1999 - Study ~ Cannabis and cannabinoids: pharmacology and rationale for clinical use


1986 - Study ~ Role of prostaglandins in marihuana-induced bronchodilation

1984 - Study - Acute and subacute bronchial effects of oral cannabinoids

1983 - Study - Comparison of bronchial effects of nabilone and terbutaline

1978 - Study - Bronchial effects of aerosolized delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol

1976 - Study - Bronchodilator effect of delta1-tetrahydrocannabinol administered by aerosol

1975 - Study - Effects of smoked marijuana in experimentally induced asthma

1974 - Study - Smoked marijuana and oral delta-9-THC on specific airway conductance in asthmatic subjects

1974 - Study - Marijuana and oral delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol on specific airway conductance

1974 - Study ~ Acute effects of smoked marijuana and oral delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol on specific airway conductance in asthmatic subjects


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