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By Kim Poole November 19, 2021This story originally appeared on The CannigmaAmid speculation on whether cannabidiol (CBD) can influence the intoxicating effects of d9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a new study supports this idea, along with another unexpected and interesting finding related to a serious mental health disorder. Published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology in September 2021, researchers concluded that CBD could lessen the psychoactive effects of THC when taken together. 1 The study found that consuming 65mg of THC was less intoxicating when combined with CBD in a 2:1 ratio than when taken alone, suggesting that CBD places a ceiling on some of the effects of THC. This is especially relevant for medical cannabis patients, who may need to medicate around the clock and for anyone who does not want the high for whatever reason.
Study Links Psychedelic Use With 55% Decrease In Daily Opioid Use
Following bleak mortality data published this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control that saw national overdose deaths exceeding 100,000 for the first time over a 12 month period, a new study linking psychedelic use and decreased opioid misuse is providing some hope.
While there’s certainly no magic pill to cure addiction and emotional ills, psychedelics can at times position people in the right frame of mind to reach for that lofty goal. And now scientific data is supporting the notion that psychedelics may decrease opioid dependence.
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The Foundation Name: We started with a vision to eliminate 100,000,000 doses of opioids from the “street” by the impact cannabis-based medicine has on decreasing the amount of opioids — what it takes to manage opioid use due to chronic pain or substance use disorder. There is evidence that cannabis-based medicine is one of the innovative and alternative ways to manage pain and slow the cycle of lethal drug use.Along the planning pathway, 100,000,000 doses became 100,000,000 Ways – to fund clinical research, collect real-word evidence and publish quality data to realize this vision. Please contact me at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns or use the online submission form below. Brian J. Chadwick
Target:100,000,000 mis-used opioid tablets
Broadening the Focus: The Covid CrisisWith COVID-19, 100Million Ways is reaching beyond the mission to address the unique stressors this crisis has placed on opioid users and people with PTSD suffering from anxiety, depression, and a decreased quality of life.