Você esta aqui:Home > Therapeutics (antigo) > Cannabis as a Substitute for Alcohol: A Harm-Reduction Approach

J Cannabis Ther 2004(1):79-93

Alcohol Dependency

Cannabis as a Substitute for Alcohol: A Harm-Reduction Approach

Author
T. H. Mikuriya

Abstract
Ninety-two Northern Californians who use cannabis as an alternative to alcohol obtained letters of approval from the author. Their records were reviewed to determine characteristics of the cohort and efficacy of the treatment, which was defined as reduced harm to the patient. All patients reported benefit, indicating that for at least a subset of alcoholics, cannabis use is associated with reduced drinking. The cost of alcoholism to individual patients and society at large warrants testing of the cannabis-substitution approach and study of the drug-of-choice phenomenon.

Keywords
Addiction, alcohol, alcoholism, cannabis, depression, drug-of-choice, harm reduction, marijuana, pain

PDF do texto completo ]

Eventos Online 2020

Todas as informações sobre os Eventos IACM Online, incluindo vídeos gratuitos dos webinars com legendas em português, podem ser encontradas aqui.

Conferência 2022

A 12ª Conferência IACM sobre Canabinóides em Medicina será adiada para o Outono de 2022 e será realizada como um evento híbrido na Suíça e online.

Members only

Regular members can sign up for the new member area of the IACM to access exclusive content.

You need to become a regular member of the IACM to access the new member area.

IACM on Twitter

Follow us on twitter @IACM_Bulletin where you can send us inquiries and receive updates on research studies and news articles.