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This new report from VPG Market Research provides analysis of Cannabinoids/Marijuana testing, including clinical significance, current and emerging diagnostic procedures, as well as test volume and sa...
An outbreak of adverse reactions associated with use of synthetic cannabinoids occurred in Anchorage in 2015, resulting in over 1300 ED visits, and putting considerable strain on emergency systems. ...
During a recent outbreak in Anchorage, Alaska, synthetic cannabinoid use accounted for 10% of ambulance transports and one third of emergency department visits.
A new review summarizes the adverse health effects linked to synthetic cannabinoids - drugs often marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana.
(Medical Xpress)—Few classes of drugs have galvanized the pharmaceutical industry in recent times like the cannabinoids. This class of molecules includes not only the natural forms, but also a vast ...
Going by names like 'K2' and 'spice,' the drug is much more dangerous than the public believes. CDC Expert Commentary
Novel Psychoactive Substances are synthetic or "designer" drugs which have increased in popularity in recent years. Such drugs include Foxy, Smiles, "bath salts" such as Flakka and Meow Meow, psychede...
The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016, which came into force in May, signals a new approach to drug controls in the UK. For the first time, the basis for illegality is pharmacological action rather... ...
Synthetic cannabinoids have gained popularity over the past decade, especially among young adults, due to sharing similar psychoactive properties with Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). A limited number of s...
Women report greater sensitivity to the subjective effects of Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Similarly, female rodents tend to be more sensitive to some pharmacological effects of THC and synthetic...
Synthetic cannabinoids have become increasingly popular in the last few years especially among adolescents and young adults. However, no previous studies have assessed the effects of synthetic cannabi...
The abuse of synthetic cannabinoids (SCs) as presumed legal alternative to cannabis poses a great risk to public health. For economic reasons many laboratories use immunoassays (IAs) to screen for the...
Synthetic cannabinoids are manufactured clandestinely with little quality control and are distributed as herbal "Spice" for smoking or as bulk compound for mixing with a solvent and inhalation via ele...