Quitting Drugs: With the Aid of Cannabis
During the temperance movement of the 1890's, marijuana was commonly recommended as a substitute for alcohol.
Cannabis Medical Journals
2019 - Substance Use & Misuse ~ Marijuana as a Substitute for Prescription Medications: A Qualitative Study.
2019 - NeuroToxicology ~ Cannabidiol (CBD) use in psychiatric disorders: A systematic review.
2019 - Addiction Biology ~ Endocannabinoid contributions to alcohol habits and motivation: Relevance to treatment.
2019 - Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research ~ Endocannabinoid Signaling in the Central Amygdala and Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis: Implications for the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder.
2016 - Oxford Academic: Health Education Research ~ The association between cannabis use and motivation and intentions to quit tobacco within a sample of Australian socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers.
Addiction Biology ~ Cannabidiol disrupts the reconsolidation of contextual drug-associated memories in Wistar rats.
2016 - Therapie ~ Co-occurrent cannabis and tobacco uses: Clinical knowledge and therapeutic prospects.
2016 - Drug and Alcohol Dependence ~ Opioid withdrawal suppression efficacy of oral dronabinol in opioid dependent humans.
2016 - Interdepartmental Program in Neuroscience ~ Comorbid Cannabis and Tobacco Use in Adolescents and Adults.
2016 - Pharmacokinetics ~ Pharmacokinetic Drug Interactions with Tobacco, Cannabinoids and Smoking Cessation Products.
2016 - Neuropsychopharmacology ~ Blockade of Nicotine and Cannabinoid Reinforcement and Relapse by a Cannabinoid CB1-Receptor Neutral Antagonist AM4113 and Inverse Agonist Rimonabant in Squirrel Monkeys.
2016 - Psychopharmacology ~ Attenuation of cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine seeking by URB597 through cannabinoid CB1 receptor in rats.
2016 - Progress in Brain Research ~ Neuroscience of nicotine for addiction medicine: novel targets for smoking cessation medications.
2016 - Frontiers in Pharmacology ~ Splendor in the Grass? A Pilot Study Assessing the Impact of Medical Marijuana on Executive Function.
2016 - Frontiers in Psychiatry ~ No Smoke without Tobacco: A Global Overview of Cannabis and Tobacco Routes of Administration and Their Association with Intention to Quit.
2016 - Frontiers in Pharmacology ~ Effect of Pharmacological Modulation of the Endocannabinoid System on Opiate Withdrawal: A Review of the Preclinical Animal Literature.
2016 - Pharmacological Reports ~ The effect of O-1602, an atypical cannabinoid, on morphine-induced conditioned place preference and physical dependence.
2016 - Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research ~ Impacts of Changing Marijuana Policies on Alcohol Use in the United States.
2016 - Neurotoxicity Research ~ Cannabinoid Ligands and Alcohol Addiction: A Promising Therapeutic Tool or a Humbug?
2015 - Drug and Alcohol Dependence ~ Is cannabis use associated with less opioid use among people who inject drugs?
2015 - The American Journal of Addiction ~ A cannabinoid receptor 1 polymorphism is protective against major depressive disorder in methadone-maintained outpatients.
2015 - Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment ~ Variations in Cannabis Use Level and Correlates in Opiate-Users on Methadone Maintenance Treatment: A French Prospective Study.
2015 - Drug and Alcohol Review ~ A safer alternative: Cannabis substitution as harm reduction.
2015 - The American Journal of Addictions ~ A review of co-morbid tobacco and cannabis use disorders: Possible mechanisms to explain high rates of co-use.
2014 - Acta Neuropsychiatrica, Cambridge University ~ Comparative effects of pulmonary and parenteral Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol exposure on extinction of opiate-induced conditioned aversion in rats.
2014 - JNeurosci: Journal of Neuroscience ~ Changes in Cerebral CB1 Receptor Availability after Acute and Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Monitored Abstinence.
2014 - International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology ~ Chronic stimulation of the tone of endogenous anandamide reduces cue- and stress-induced relapse in rats.
2013 - Neuropsychopharmacology, Brain Behavior and Therapeutics ~ Dual Inhibition of Endocannabinoid Catabolic Enzymes Produces Enhanced Anti-Withdrawal Effects in Morphine-Dependent Mice.
2013 - Journal of Psycopharmacology ~ AM404 attenuates reinstatement of nicotine seeking induced by nicotine-associated cues and nicotine priming but does not affect nicotine- and food-taking.
2013 - Current Opinion in Neurobiology ~ Endocannabinoid system and drug addiction: new insights from mutant mice approaches.
2013 - The New York Academy of Sciences ~ Lipids and addiction: how sex steroids, prostaglandins, and cannabinoids interact with drugs of abuse.
2013 - Neuroscience ~ Cannabinoid and opioid interactions: implications for opiate dependence and withdrawal.
2013 - Addictive Behavior ~ Cannabidiol reduces cigarette consumption in tobacco smokers: Preliminary findings.
2013 - American Journal on Addiction ~ Impact of Cannabis Use during Stabilization on Methadone Maintenance Treatment.
2013 - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences ~ Targeting the endocannabinoid system with cannabinoid receptor agonists: pharmacological strategies and therapeutic possibilities.
2013 - Transitional Psychiatry ~ THC reduces the anticipatory nucleus accumbens response to reward in subjects with a nicotine addiction.
2012 - Addiction Biology ~ Cannabidiol inhibits the reward-facilitating effect of morphine: involvement of 5-HT1A receptors in the dorsal raphe nucleus.
2012 - Addiction Research & Theory ~ Cannabis
as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs: A dispensary-based survey
of substitution effect in Canadian medical cannabis patients.
2011 - PLOS: A Peer Reviewed, Open Access Journal ~ Endocannabinoid regulation of acute and protracted nicotine withdrawal: effect of FAAH inhibition.
2011 - Nature: Neuroscience ~ Brain cannabinoid CB2 receptors modulate cocaine's actions in mice.
2011 - British Journal of Pharmacology ~ The anandamide transport inhibitor AM404 reduces the rewarding effects of nicotine and nicotine-induced dopamine elevations in the nucleus accumbens shell in rats.
2011 - PLOS: A Peer Reviewed, Open Access Journal ~ Pharmacological activation/inhibition of the cannabinoid system affects alcohol withdrawal-induced neuronal hypersensitivity to excitotoxic insults.
2011 - Nature: Neuroscience ~ Brain cannabinoid CB2 receptors modulate cocaine's actions in mice.
2010 - Swartz Harm Reduction Journal ~ Medical marijuana users in substance abuse treatment.
2010 - Neuropharmacology ~ Attenuation of morphine antinociceptive tolerance by a CB(1) receptor agonist and an NMDA receptor antagonist: Interactive effects.
2010 - Psychopharmacology (Berl) ~ Randomized, controlled, double-blind trial of taranabant for smoking cessation.
2009 - Journal of Neuroscience ~ Cannabidiol, a Nonpsychotropic Component of Cannabis, Inhibits Cue-Induced Heroin Seeking and Normalizes Discrete Mesolimbic Neuronal Disturbances.
2009 - American Journal of Addiction ~ Intermittent marijuana use is associated with improved retention in naltrexone treatment for opiate-dependence.
2009 - Harm Reduction Journal ~ Cannabis as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs.
2009 - Pharmacological Reports ~ Effects of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist AM 251 on the reinstatement of nicotine-conditioned place preference by drug priming in rats.
2009 - International Review of Psychiatry ~ Interaction of the cannabinoid and opioid systems in the modulation of nociception.
2008 - Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics ~ Inhibition of anandamide hydrolysis by URB597 reverses abuse-related behavioral and neurochemical effects of nicotine in rats.
2007 - Neuropsychopharmacology ~ Subchronic cannabinoid agonist (WIN 55,212-2) treatment during cocaine abstinence alters subsequent cocaine seeking behavior.
2007 - Medicine: Department of Legal Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan ~ Chronologically
overlapping occurrences of nicotine-induced anxiety- and
depression-related behavioral symptoms: effects of anxiolytic and
2007 - National Institutes of Health ~ Modulation of the endocannabinoid system: therapeutic potential against cocaine dependence.
2005 - Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics ~ Comparison of Cannabidiol, Antioxidants, and Diuretics in Reversing Binge Ethanol-Induced Neurotoxicity.
2004 - Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry ~ Cannabis Abuse is Not a Risk Factor for Treatment Outcome in Methadone Maintenance Treatment: a 1-year Prospective Study in an Israeli Clinic.
2004 - European Journal of Neuroscience ~ Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol decreases somatic and motivational manifestations of nicotine withdrawal in mice.
2003 - National Institutes of Health: Addiction ~ Does Cannabis Use Predict Poor Outcome for Heroin-Dependent Patients on Maintenance Treatment? A Review of Past Findings, and More Evidence Against.
2003 - Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics ~ Modulation
of oral morphine antinociceptive tolerance and naloxone-precipitated
withdrawal signs by oral Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
2003 - Alexander DeLuca, M.D. ~ Cannabis as a Substitute for Alcohol.
2002 - Journal of Cannabis Therapies ~ Crack heads and roots daughters: The therapeutic use of cannabis in Jamaica (Cocaine Addiction).
1999 - Journal of Psychoactive Drugs ~ Therapeutic use of cannabis by crack addicts in Brazil.
1998 - Society For The Study On Addiction ~ Marijuana use and treatment outcome among opioid-dependent patients.
1985 - Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior ~ The quasi-morphine withdrawal syndrome: effect of cannabinol, cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol.
1978 - Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior ~ Time course of the effects of naturally occurring cannabinoids on morphine abstinence syndrome.
1976 - Psychopharmacology (Berl) ~ Effect of some cannabinoids on naloxone-precipitated abstinence in morphine-dependent mice.
1976 - European Journal of Pharmacology ~ Inhibition of naloxone-induced withdrawal in morphine dependent mice by 1-trans-delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
1975 - Science Vol. 187 ~ Morphine-dependent rats: blockade of precipitated abstinence by tetrahydrocannabinol.
1975 - Research Communications in Chemical Pathology and Pharmacology ~ Differential effect of cannabinol and cannabidiol on THC-induced responses during abstinence in morphine-dependent rats.
1970 - Medical Times. California Cannabis Research Medical Group, Berkley University, California, USA ~ Cannabis substitution. An adjunctive therapeutic tool in the treatment of alcoholism.
1889 - E.A. BIRCH, M.D. - The Use of Indian Hemp in the Treatment of Chronic Chloral and Chronic Opium Poisoning.