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DEA Denial of the 1995 Marijuana Rescheduling Petition

Federal Register: April 18, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 75) Additional Scientific Data Considered by the Drug Enforcement Administration in Evaluating Jon Gettman’s Petition To Initiate Rulemaking...
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Accepted Medical Use of Cannabis: Reviews of Earlier Clinical…

Several scientific publications have reviewed evidence from research on the medicinal uses of cannabis indicating that cannabis in fact may offer benefits in the...
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Accepted Medical Use: Clinical Research

Results from clinical research demonstrate that both dronabinol and whole plant cannabis can offer a safe and effective treatment for the following illnesses: muscle...
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Safety for Use: Acute Side Effects

It is now generally accepted that “…except for the harms associated with smoking, the adverse effects of marijuana use are within the range of...
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Potential for Abuse: Use and Abuse

The government’s review of the 1995 marijuana rescheduling petition did not distinguish between use and abuse according to professional standards, such as those in...
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Potential for Abuse: Abuse of Cannabis

Several studies demonstrate that abuse rates for cannabis are lower than rates for other common drugs. Cannabis use is usually not problematic use and...
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Structure Activity Relationship and Toxicity

The chemistry of the cannabinoids has been known for some time. The chemistry of marijuana (59) and its biogenesis (60) has been published by...
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The Endocannabinoid System Explained

The human body is comprised of a variety of systems, many of which we know fairly well. For instance, if asked, most people could...
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Tolerance to Cannabinoids

Herkenham’s research continued, and subsequently discovered the mechanism of tolerance to marijuana. Tolerance describes an adaptation by the brain to the continued presence of...
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Introduction to Major Statistical Indicators

The illicit social use of marijuana is a widely studied phenomenon. Leo Hollister is a prominent veteran researcher in the field of drug abuse...
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