Cannabidiol for the treatment of cannabis withdrawal syndrome: a case report.

@article{Crippa2013CannabidiolFT,
  title={Cannabidiol for the treatment of cannabis withdrawal syndrome: a case report.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Alexandre S. Crippa and Jaime Eduardo Cecilio Hallak and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Machado-de-Sousa and Regina Helena Costa Queiroz and Maddalena Bergamaschi and Marcos H Chagas and Antonio Waldo Zuardi},
  journal={Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          162-4
        }
}
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE   Cannabis withdrawal in heavy users is commonly followed by increased anxiety, insomnia, loss of appetite, migraine, irritability, restlessness and other physical and psychological signs. Tolerance to cannabis and cannabis withdrawal symptoms are believed to be the result of the desensitization of CB1 receptors by THC. CASE SUMMARY   This report describes the case of a 19-year-old woman with cannabis withdrawal syndrome treated with cannabidiol (CBD) for 10 days… CONTINUE READING

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