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New Developments in Cannabinoid Research: The Path from Plant to Modern Prescription Medicine

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Air date: Thursday, April 21, 2005, 11:00:00 AM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
Views: Total views: 28 * This only includes stats from October 2011 and forward.
Category: Special
Runtime: 01:09:24
Description: GW Pharmaceuticals is currently the only company in the world undertaking a full pharmaceutical development program intended to produce a modern prescription medicine from the active components of the cannabis plant. Research areas of interest: symptoms of multiple sclerosis (incl. spasticity and bladder dysfunction), neuropathic pain, cancer pain, arthritis, mental health, drug abuse and addiction medicine.

The full pharmaceutical development program intended to produce a modern prescription medicine from the active components of the cannabis plant will be discussed. The results from various Phase 2 and Phase 3 randomized, DB, PC clinical trials in the areas of neurological dysfunction (including multiple sclerosis) and pain (neurological and other origin, and intractable cancer pain): the methods product that is standardized in both dose and compositions in accordance with the standards of modern medicine.

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NLM Title: New developments in cannabinoid research : the path from plant to modern prescription medicine [electronic resource] / Geoffrey W. Guy.
Author: Guy, Geoffrey W.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Subjects: Cannabinoids--therapeutic use
Drug Delivery Systems
Multiple Sclerosis--drug therapy
Pain--drug therapy
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: QV 77.7
NLM ID: 101268753
CIT Live ID: 4034
Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?12576