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Study to Examine Possible Effects of Cannabis Compound for Common Movement Disorder

September 18, 2018

…to examine the safety, efficacy and pharmacological properties of cannabis as a potential treatment for adults with essential tremor (ET). Currently, ET is treated using repurposed medications originally developed for high blood pressure or seizures.

New Program to Address Impaired Driving from Alcohol, Cannabis and Prescription Drugs

December 16, 2019

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.

Older Adults with Functional Impairments Linked to Prescription Drug Use/Misuse

May 20, 2021

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that functional impairments among adults aged 50 and older are associated with a higher risk of medical cannabis use; and prescription opioid and tranquilizer/sedative use and misuse.

Program Expansion to Address Increase of Impaired Driving During Global COVID-19 Pandemic

December 21, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.

Later Hit: Does Cannabis Ease Pain, Speed Recovery in Injured Athletes?

February 1, 2022

The National Football League is funding a novel clinical trial by UC San Diego researchers to assess whether cannabis or CBD provide any post-game pain relief caused by athletic injury. Trial participants will be professional rugby players.

Nearly 3% of Healthy Adolescents use Commercial CBD Products, Study Finds

May 22, 2024

Researchers at UC San Diego have found that nearly 3% of healthy adolescents use commercial CBD products, many of which contain higher levels of THC than advertised.

Is CBD a Remedy for Autism? TBD.

April 26, 2018

…U.S., will explore whether cannabis compound eases severe symptoms of autism Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of dozens of compounds found in the cannabis plant. But unlike its more notorious chemical cousin tetrahydrocannabinol or THC—the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana—CBD produces no euphoric “high.” Still, there is emerging evidence and abundant anecdotal…

Flowered Steering: How Well Do Drivers Fare After Smoking Cannabis?

January 26, 2022

Novel trial measured simulated driving performance of persons after cannabis use, revealing sharply differentiated levels of ability and perception of skills.

Current Clinical Trial Assessing Potential of CBD in Treatment of Autism

July 14, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are recruiting eligible children between the ages of seven and fourteen years for a Phase III clinical trial to determine whether cannabidiol (CBD) reduces severe behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorder.

Igor Grant Named Chair of UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry

April 22, 2014

…psychobiology of stress, to the therapeutic potential of medicinal cannabis, has been named the new Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

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