New Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research Journal Launching in the Fall

Cannabis cannabiscuresnauseaand Cannabinoid Research, a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, will launch this fall as the world’s first journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the biochemical mechanisms of endocannabinoids.

“Launching in fall 2015, the Journal will be the premier open source for authoritative cannabis and cannabinoid research, discussion, and debate” states a recent press release from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., the publishing company behind the new journal, which will be published “under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY) license to ensure broad dissemination and participation.”

According to the release; “Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research will publish fully peer-reviewed, evidence-based original articles, review articles, and perspectives on cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. The Journal will publish a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; behavioral, social, and epidemiological issues; and ethical, legal, and regulatory controversies.”

Topics in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research will include:

  • Biochemical process of the endocannabinoid system
  • Cannabinoid receptors and signaling
  • Pharmaceuticals based on cannabis and cannabinoids
  • Optimal dosing and drug delivery
  • Short- and long-term effects on the brain and behavior
  • Toxicological studies
  • Analgesic effects, including neuropathic pain and chronic nerve injury
  • Neurological disorders, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and glaucoma
  • Use of cannabis as antinauseants and antispasmodics
  • Immune function and chronic inflammation, including HIV
  • Cancer and cancer-related treatment
  • Screening and assessment for marijuana misuse and addiction
  • Social, behavioral, and public health impact
  • Ethics, regulation, legalization, and public policy

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    • charles on April 29, 2015 at 6:21 am
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    Sounds great! Long overdue infomation.

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