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Volkow, Nora D and Weiss, Susan RB . (2020) Importance of a standard unit dose for cannabis research. Addiction, 115 (7) https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14984

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Commentary: Recognizing the increasing diversity of cannabis products and their expanded use, Freeman & Lorenzetti propose a standard unit dose of 5 mg 9‐tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to be used for all cannabis products, regardless of method of administration. They argue that a standard dose would help to guide consumers towards safer patterns of cannabis use. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) strongly supports the need for a standardized measure to facilitate research, and this was a key recommendation from NIDA's Cannabis Policy Research Council Workgroup....


Item Type
International research
Drug Type
Cannabis
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive
Date
2020
Identification #
https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14984
Volume
115
Number
7
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