A University of Utah clinical trial is evaluating the effectiveness of two different THC/CBD combinations as treatment for chronic pain and life functioning.
The study is also examining the results of MRIs taken before and after the final dose of CBD/THC or placebo.
Researchers want to see if the cannabinoid mixtures produce changes in brain metabolism, brain connectivity and brain structure.
Participant are receiving one of three medications:
High THC/low CBD;
Low THC/high CBD; and
Preliminary study results could come as soon as this December or January 2019.