Clinical trial: THC and CBD for chronic pain

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

Placebo

Preliminary study results could come as soon as this December or January 2019.

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