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Cannabidiol Oil for Decreasing Addictive Use of Marijuana: A Case Report

This case study illustrates the use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil to decrease the addictive use of marijuana and provide anxiolytic and sleep benefits. Addiction to marijuana is a chronic, relapsing disorder, which is becoming a prevalent condition in the United States. The most abundant compound in the marijuana, which is called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has been widely studied and known for its psychoactive properties. The second most abundant component—CBD—has been suggested to have the medicinal effects of decreasing anxiety, improving sleep, and other neuro-protective effects. The mechanism of action for CBD has been suggested to be antagonistic to the psychoactive properties of THC in many locations within the central nervous system. Such action raises the issue of whether it might be beneficial to use CBD in isolation to facilitate withdrawal of marijuana use. The specific use of CBD for marijuana reduction has not been widely studied.

The patient was a 27-y-old male who presented with a long-standing diagnosis of bipolar disorder and a daily addiction to marijuana use. In the described intervention, the only change made to the patient’s treatment was the addition of CBD oil with the dosage gradually decreasing from 24 to 18 mg. With use of the CBD oil, the patient reported being less anxious, as well as settling into a regular pattern of sleep. He also indicated that he had not used any marijuana since starting the CBD oil. With the decrease in the dosage to 18 mg, the patient was able to maintain his nonuse of marijuana.

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is a naturally occurring constituent of industrial hemp and marijuana collectively called cannabis. CBD oil is one of at least 85 cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis and is popular for its medicinal benefits. After tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the most abundant compound in cannabis, CBD is the second most abundant. Other names for CBD oil include CBD-rich hemp oil, hemp-derived CBD oil, or CBD-rich cannabis oil. CBD is generally considered to be safe and has been used medicinally for decades. The suggested medicinal effects of CBD include decreasing anxiety, improving sleep, and providing other neuroprotective effects.

THC is a cannabinoid and is the component that induces the euphoric psychoactive effect. Various cannabis plants can have different amounts of CBD and THC depending on the strain, and, thus, can provide different recreational or medicinal effects. The cannabinoid profile of industrial hemp or medical marijuana is ideal for people looking for the medical benefits of CBD without the high of the THC. The mechanism of action for CDB has been suggested to be antagonistic to the psychoactive properties of THC in many locations within the central nervous system, thus helping to attenuate the psychoactive behaviors of THC.1,2

The mechanism of action of CBD is multifold.3,4,5 Two cannabinoid receptors are known to exist in the human body: CB1 and CB2 receptors. The CB1 receptors are located mainly in the brain and modulate neurotransmitter release in a manner that (1) prevents excessive neuronal activity, thus calming and decreasing anxiety; (2) reduces pain; (3) decreases inflammation; (4) regulates movement and posture control; and (5) controls sensory perception, memory, and cognitive function.4

Anandamide, an endogenous ligand that occurs naturally within our bodies, binds to the CB1 receptors through the G-protein coupling system. CBD has an indirect effect on the CB1 receptors by stopping the enzymatic breakdown of anandamide, allowing it to stay in the system longer and to provide its medical benefits.6 CBD has a mild effect on the CB2 receptors, which are located in the periphery of the lymphoid tissue. The CBD helps to mediate the release of cytokines from the immune cells in a manner that helps to reduce inflammation and pain.4

Other mechanisms of action of CBD include stimulation of vanilloid pain receptors, such as the transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily V member 1 (TRPV-1) receptor, which are known to mediate pain perception, inflammation, and body temperature.7 CBD may also exert its antianxiety effects by activating adenosine receptors that play a significant role in cardiovascular function, causing a broad anti-inflammatory effect throughout the body.7 At high concentrations, CBD directly activates the 5-HT1A serotonin receptor, thereby conferring an antidepressant effect.8 CBD has been found to be an antagonist at a potentially new third cannabinoid receptor (ie, G protein-coupled receptor 55, or GPR55), which resides in the caudate nucleus and putamen and can contribute to osteoporosis when stimulated.9

Since the 1940s, a considerable number of published articles have addressed the chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, and clinical effects of CBD.10 The last decade has shown a notable increase in the scientific literature on CBD, owing to its identification as being beneficial in reducing nausea and vomiting, combating psychotic disorders, decreasing inflammation, lessening anxiety, reducing depression, improving sleep, and increasing a sense of well-being.11,12,13,14 Findings presented at the 2015 International Cannabinoid Research Society at their 25th Annual Symposium in Nova Scotia, Canada, reported that use of CBD was beneficial for treatment of liver fibrosis and inflammation, metabolic syndrome, overweight and obesity, anorexia/cachexia syndrome, and osteoarthritic and other musculoskeletal conditions.15

Although studies have demonstrated the calming, anti-inflammatory, and relaxing effects of CBD, clinical data demonstrating the use of CBD to obtain help in marijuana withdrawal is minimal. One prior case study by Crippa et al16 documented the positive effects of using CBD for the treatment of marijuana withdrawal. The current case study offers further evidence that CBD is effective as a safe method of transitioning off marijuana without unwanted side effects.

Presenting Concerns

The patient was a 27-year-old male who presented with a long-standing diagnosis of bipolar disorder and a daily addiction to marijuana. His presenting concerns included erratic behaviors, anxiety, inconsistent sleep patterns, and irritability. He currently lives with his parents, works as a self-employed driver, and teaches chess to children. Informed consent was received from the patient.

Clinical Findings

The patient’s history included hospitalizations as a teenager for bipolar episodes. He came to the author’s clinic, Wholeness Center in Fort Collins, Colorado, in 2011 and was evaluated by a psychiatrist and naturopathic physician.

The patient’s treatments for his bipolar disorder included pharmacological medications ( Table 1 ). Evaluations included (1) a basic, complete blood count; (2) a nutritional evaluation; (3) a comprehensive metabolic panel; (4) a lipid panel; (5) a measurement of methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR); (6) a celiac panel; (7) a measurement of thyroid function; (8) a measurement of iron levels; and (9) a quantitative electroencephalogram (qEEG).

Table 1

Patient’s Timeline, 2011–2015

Date Presentation Medications Supplements Cannabidiol Oil
06/20/2011 Initial psychological evaluation; diagnosis of bipolar disorder and depression, with difficulty processing information; buzzing in head and some disorientation; 2 manic periods in previous 10 mo, exacerbated by substance abuse; history of hospitalizations; micromanagement of life by mother. Regular marijuana use
11/2011–06/2012 49 neurofeedback sessions. Marijuana use
08/2012–10/2012 9 bodywork sessions. Marijuana use
10/22/2013 No periods of mania/depression; 2 jobs. Marijuana use
02/21/2014 Erratic moods with resumption of THC; stressed family with patient’s deterioration when using THC. Citalopram: 20 mg Marijuana use daily
03/27/2014 Mood withdrawn and erratic; passiveaggressive behaviors. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Marijuana use: 1–2 joints /night + pot brownies; admitted addiction to THC
DEN: 3 caps TID
Niacin: 2 caps BID
O-3: 1 cap/d
CoQ10: 150 mg/d
Inositol: 2 scoops am & pm
Probiotic: 1 cap/d
Meriva: 1 cap/d
05/08/2014 Contemplation of quitting THC; realization of connection with mood changes; concern of family about mood changes; limited social contact; works with Legos. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Regular marijuana use
DEN: 3 caps TID
Niacin: 2 caps BID
O-3: 1 cap/d
CoQ10: 150 mg/d
Probiotic: 1 cap/d
07/10/2014 Less labile; mildly tired; no psychosis; continued marijuana use; less tension at home, with father home more often. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Deplin: 15 mg
Marijuana use 1 ×/wk
DEN: 3 caps TID
Niacin: 2 caps BID
O-3: 1 cap/d
CoQ10: 150 mg/d
04/24/2015 Continuous destabilization; no evidence of psychosis; difficulty with abuse of marijuana; jobs teaching chess to kids and catering. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Deplin: 15 mg
Marijuana use daily
DEN: 3 caps TID
Niacin: 2 caps BID
O-3: 1 cap/d
CoQ10: 150 mg/d
05/04/2015 Anxious, erratic moods; sensitive to gluten but no restriction; consumption of a lot of junk food; jobs teaching kids chess, making deliveries. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Deplin: 15 mg
No marijuana
No supplements
6 sprays PRN during day; 2 sprays QHS
06/04/2015 Overall improved quality of sleep; slightly less anxious. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Deplin: 15 mg
No marijuana
No supplements
3–4 sprays PRN during day; 6 sprays QHS
07/02/2015 Overall doing well; better sleep; anxiety under control; new job as Uber driver. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Deplin: 15 mg
No marijuana
No supplements
2 sprays PRN during day; 4 sprays QHS
08/03/2015 Overall good sleep and no anxiety. Citalopram: 20 mg
Lamotrigine: 150 mg
Deplin: 15 mg
No marijuana
No supplements
0 sprays PRN during day; 6 sprays QHS
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Abbreviations: THC, tetrahydrocannabinol; DEN, daily essential nutrients; cap(s), capsule(s); TID, 3 ×/d; BID, 2 ×/d; THC, tetrahydrocannabinol; PRN, when necessary; QHS, every bedtime.

Dietary recommendations were then implemented as was a regimen of nutritional supplements. The patient also received neurofeedback sessions and bodywork. Prior to the period of the case study, he had been stable for a number of years.

In time, the patient’s marijuana habit progressed to addiction. In May 2015, it was recommended that he begin taking CBD as a way of transitioning off the daily marijuana use and stabilizing his erratic moods.

Diagnostic Focus and Assessment

Clinical observations of the patient’s erratic behaviors, mood swings, and disorientation, together with the patient’s self-report of daily marijuana use, reinforced the diagnoses of bipolar disorder and addiction. He was administered the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI)17 and the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A)18 prior to initiation of the CBD oil.

Theraputic Focus, Assessment, and Follow-up

The only addition that the author made to the patient’s treatment regime was the CBD oil. At the same time, the patient’s other supplement therapy was discontinued to simplify treatment, as no clear benefit was demonstrated. The initial regimen was 24 mg of the CBD oil, with 6 sprays PRN during the day and 2 sprays QHS. The dosage was gradually decreased from 24 to 18 mg, with the patient using no sprays during the day and 6 sprays at bedtime. The patient was seen for monthly appointments, including readministration of the PSQI and the HAM-A to evaluate the effectiveness and proper dosing of the CBD oil. CannaVest Company (Las Vegas. NV, USA), which had no involvement in the case study or distribution of the product, provided the CBD oil that was administered to the patient.

Outcome Measures

Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index

The PSQI is a standardized and validated self-report instrument that measures sleep quality over the prior month. Low scores indicate better sleep. A score under 5 means that you have no sleep concerns. 5 to 10 is fair quality sleep.

Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale

The HAM-A scale is a standardized and validated measure of anxiety in an adult population that has been in active use for decades. A score of 17 or less indicates mild anxiety in terms of severity. A score from 18 to 24 demonstrates mild to moderate anxiety severity. Last, a score of 25 to 30 indicates moderate to severe anxiety.

Results

Using the CBD oil, the patient was able to maintain nonuse of marijuana. With a subsequent, gradual decrease in anxiety, the patient was able to maintain a regular sleeping schedule ( Table 2 ). He was able to get a more secure job as a self-employed driver, and he continued to teach chess to children. He also became more interactive with his family and friends.

Table 2

Date PSQI HAM-A
05/4/2015 7 16
06/4/2015 8 8
07/2/2015 7 6
08/3/2015 7 5
09/10/2015 8 4

Abbreviations: PSQI, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index; HAM-A, Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale.

Discussion

The current case study found that CBD oil can be an effective compound to use for transitioning an individual off addictive use of marijuana. The fact that no changes were made in the patient’s medication schedule, diet, or lifestyle gives credence to the idea that the results were the actual effects of the CBD oil.

A possible weakness of the study is the fact that the patient’s total nonuse of marijuana was self-reported, and the reliability of his reporting could be suspect. However, the patient made significant gains in taking responsible actions and presented fewer erratic and disorganized behaviors.

A systematic review of the literature previously had examined 14 studies on the use of CBD oil to modulate various neuronal circuits involved in drug addiction.19 That review suggested that CBD “may have therapeutic properties on opioid, cocaine, and psychostimulant addictions … and may be beneficial in cannabis addiction in humans.” The current case study seems to support that review’s conclusions.

One reported consequence of the cessation of daily marijuana use is a withdrawal syndrome that is characterized by irritability, anxiety, marijuana craving, decreased quality and quantity of sleep, and reduced food intake.16,20 The use of the CBD oil in transitioning the current patient off the marijuana allowed him to avoid experiencing those side effects, as was demonstrated by his behavior and scores on the PSQI and HAM-A screening tools.

Patient Perspective

The patient reported being less anxious and sleeping better since taking the CBD oil. He reported not using any marijuana since starting the CBD and was proud of his accomplishment of getting a job as a self-employed driver and continuing with teaching chess to children.

Footnotes

Author Disclosure Statement

The author participated in no competing interests that would have affected the results of the case study. No financial support was provided by CannaVest at any time.

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Stopping CBD – Can You Quit Cold Turkey?

CBD is great for many people for several reasons. After having an excellent experience with CBD, various situations may occur that might have you considering taking a break from your daily CBD routine. And you want to find the best way to have the smoothest experience with stopping CBD.

Stopping CBD cold turkey won’t have withdrawal symptoms. CBD is reported safe & non-addictive to avid users. After a few days of stopping, old symptoms may begin cropping up again. Before stopping CBD, talk to your doctor to verify it’s safe without impacting any other medications you’re taking.

Below, we’ll look at stories of those who’ve quit CBD cold turkey, as well as highlight research surrounding quitting CBD.

Can You Quit CBD Cold Turkey?

Below, we highlight John’s “poor” experience in quitting CBD cold turkey.

While you can quit CBD cold turkey without it causing any significant extra trouble, John doesn’t recommend stopping CBD all at once.

If you’re taking CBD with other medications, quitting CBD cold turkey can impact how your other medications interact with your body and may cause issues.

Before you quit CBD cold turkey, it’s best to have a quick chat with your primary healthcare provider.

Do You Need To Wean Off CBD Oil?

As a general rule, you don’t need to wean off of CBD, however, if you want a more comfortable experience in stopping CBD — it’s best to slowly taper off.

Slowly weaning yourself off of CBD can make returning to normal aches and pains a bit less shocking on the system.

Instead of having your issues come back all at once, it can be a more gentle experience if you slowly decrease your CBD intake until you can completely stop.

Users quitting CBD generally report the process of stopping CBD to be mild and subtle that doesn’t last for long periods of time.

Does CBD Have Withdrawal Symptoms?

In total, CBD doesn’t have any specific withdrawal symptoms (in itself), according to those who were able to completely stop CBD.

After taking CBD for several months, your body starts entering into a more optimal state of balance and homeostasis regulation throughout nearly every cell and system within your body.

When you’re body is in an optimal state of homeostasis from CBD providing nutrients to the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), your body and mind are experiencing this state as normal and adapt to it.

Stopping CBD, when your body expects it as part of its normal routine, may cause you to experience a resurgence of symptoms from issues CBD was aiding.

You won’t experience any new withdrawal symptoms from stopping CBD, however, you may find your old symptoms popping back up into your new normal daily routine that doesn’t involve CBD.

Side Effects Of Abruptly Stopping CBD Oil

A personal story of John Kaste quitting CBD — cold turkey — for ten days in extensive detail.

In short, John measured four areas including pain, sleep quality, injury recovery, and overall mood.

  • Daily aches and pains more through his normal range of motion.
  • Stiffness
  • Less flexibility
  • Loss of sleep quality
  • Slower to recover from physical activities
  • More stress
  • More emotional
  • More annoyed, angry, and frustrated

Other users who’ve stopped taking CBD reported feeling a bit more anxious and weren’t sleeping as well as they were when taking CBD regularly.

Any benefit you received from taking CBD will cease and old symptoms can crop up as your body finished removing the remaining CBD from its system.

How Long Does It Take To Detox From CBD?

According to Healthline, CBD can remain in your body for as little as two days and up to five days — more or less.

Each user will process CBD differently and some can have CBD remain in their system for several weeks.

What determines how long CBD stays in your systems involves.

  • Dosage – How much
  • How often you take CBD throughout the day
  • Method of consumption
  • Your body chemistry
  • Your diet can affect how quickly CBD is metabolized by your body

With numerous types of CBD products on the market with a wide range of strengths, it can be hard to pinpoint how long specifically a CBD detox will take.

Is CBD Addictive?

According to Dr. Jeffrey Chen, MD, CBD is not addictive, with the World Health Organization (WHO) confirming CBD doesn’t have abuse or dependence potential.

Published in the Journal of Cannabis & Cannabinoid Research, reports CBD is non-hedonic, meaning CBD doesn’t give you pleasure.

Further evidence shows CBD can actually reduce drug-seeking behavior.

The journal of Substance Abuse: Research & Treatment shows how CBD can modulate certain circuits in the brain involving drug addiction.

Comprehensive results from 100+ studies verify the safety profile and tolerability of large chronic doses of CBD in humans.

Is CBD Addictive For Dogs?

CBD is not addictive for dogs and is safe for your dog to take every day, as needed.

If your dog is taking any other medications, it’s best to talk with a qualified veterinarian to verify taking CBD is the best course of action.

Dr. Casara Andre, the founder of Veterinary Cannabis Education & Consulting, tells The Washington Post that there’s no risk of addiction with taking CBD.

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Should I Stop Taking CBD Before Surgery?

According to Kirby Plastic Surgery, you should stop taking CBD two weeks before your surgery.

CBD can have the potential to interfere with anesthesia, reacting with certain liver enzymes.

Cannabis and THC: How to wean yourself off?

Cannabis addiction affects millions of people around the world and cannabis is one of the most difficult substances to wean off today. Indeed, psychoactive cannabis, mainly composed of Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, is a plant that exposes its user to addiction very quickly. After only a few weeks of regular use, the euphoric effect of the beginning gradually gives way to unwanted side effects, which can sometimes destroy lives.

As research advances, new methods of withdrawal are emerging over the years. Discoveries of techniques and products that support cannabis (THC) withdrawal are multiplying and helping millions of people to get rid of their addiction to cannabis. Cannabidiol oil or CBD is the most concrete example

Millions of people are using CBD, a cannabinoid found in cannabis but having no psychotropic effect, to wean themselves off cannabis and regain control of their lives. This phenomenon has prompted scientists to conduct research to confirm the effectiveness of CBD oil in cannabis (THC) withdrawal and their results have been conclusive

If you are addicted to cannabis and want to quit smoking, you have come to the right place. Let’s take a closer look at the symptoms that should alert you to your use, what exactly cannabis withdrawal is, the conditions that support successful withdrawal, and how CBD can play a crucial role in your transition

The symptoms of cannabis addiction

Before you decide to wean yourself off, you need to know how to detect addiction. There are many symptoms that can reveal your addiction to cannabis:

  • You are losing control of your use
  • You have already made several unsuccessful attempts to quit
  • Your use is affecting other aspects of your life (your relationship, your friendships, your professional life etc.)
  • You are aware of your addiction and the danger but continue to use anyway
  • You have heart palpitations, hunger pangs, dry mouth, memory loss, red eyes, bad trips, anxiety, choking or nausea
  • You have mood swings, you are irritable, agitated and aggressive
  • The idea of going a few days without smoking makes you nervous
  • You have a significant loss of appetite or weight

This list is not exhaustive. To detect if you have a cannabis addiction problem, it is best to consult a health professional. This can be your GP or, in the first instance, an online counselling service such as Drogues info service or Écoute Cannabis in France.

What is cannabis withdrawal?

Before embarking on cannabis withdrawal, let’s define withdrawal and the stages that constitute it

Cannabis withdrawal is the period during which a person who is addicted to cannabis goes without using it on a long-term basis. During the cannabis withdrawal period, withdrawal symptoms appear.

Stopping the use of cannabis can indeed lead to a cannabis withdrawal syndrome in an addicted individual. The intensity of the symptoms varies from person to person. Withdrawal symptoms are both physical and psychological in nature

During the cannabis withdrawal period, the following symptoms may occur (not an exhaustive list):

  • Anxiety
  • Emotional fluctuations
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Stomach aches
  • Irritability
  • Loss of appetite
  • Hot flashes

Withdrawal symptoms can last from 1 to 6 weeks. The total duration of cannabis withdrawal depends on the individual but usually lasts several months. At the end of the withdrawal period, the person who has used it no longer feels the urge to smoke at all and is completely detached from cannabis use

But what are the most effective methods of withdrawal from cannabis?

Effective methods for withdrawal from cannabis

Motivation

Motivation is an essential point to face the withdrawal period. The withdrawal period can hardly start if you are not motivated. Regularly reminding yourself of the reasons why you want to stop using cannabis will help. To do this, make a list of the disadvantages of cannabis use in your life and refer to it regularly. Also, don’t hesitate to talk to people you trust about your withdrawal who will be your support during the transition. They can help you stay motivated throughout the transition.

Joining support groups

If you don’t have the opportunity to be supported by your loved ones or don’t want to include them too closely in your transition, finding comfort from others in the same situation will be very beneficial. Contacting a support group near you or online is a good way to feel less alone and keep the motivation going over time. The support of Drogues Info Service or Écoute cannabis counsellors can also be of great help in case of distress.

Lifestyle change

One of the most difficult but fundamental steps is to change your daily habits. Cannabis use is logically a habit. Withdrawal is therefore the ideal time to kill the habits that created the habit! If you smoke in your boredom, fill your blanks with activities you enjoy. If you smoke with friends, you’ll have to rethink your friendships and perhaps distance yourself from them, at least for the duration of your withdrawal. If you smoke to sleep, find another way to sleep (hypnosis, meditation, CBD. ). You will hardly get results if you do not change the bad habits..

Playing sports

Sport is an effective remedy for all ills! Resuming or intensifying a sport practice will allow you to release the pressure, to feel alive and relaxed. The well-being you are looking for in cannabis is in the sport, more precisely in a hormone that spreads in your body when you do sport: endorphin! Just like morphine, endorphin has an extremely effective analgesic effect against additions, all doctors say so! If you do 30 minutes of sport a day on a regular basis, your body will naturally produce more and more endorphins and your daily well-being will be noticed immediately. The effects of sport are not to be taken lightly!

Meditation, breathing exercises and nature

Being aware of your motivation is good, being aware of your body, breathing and health is even better. Meditation, breathing exercises, long walks in nature and the fresh air of green spaces can only be strong supports that will help you to anchor yourself in the present moment. Our advice: don’t isolate yourself! Get outside as often as possible, find green spaces and take deep, slow breaths, if possible a few times a week.

Using CBD to wean yourself off THC

According to a 2015 scientific study on a cannabis addicted patient, using CBD oil has been proven to have calming, anti-inflammatory and relaxing effects. CBD is effective as a companion method to marijuana withdrawal, and drastically decreases the unwanted side effects discussed above. Millions of former addicts validate these conclusions, and you can find their testimonies on the internet

Other more recent studies evaluating the action of CBD on substance addictions in general are unanimous: CBD offers promising virtues in the treatment of addicts.

CBD is not at its first victory in the health sector. Indeed, studies on CBD and diseases such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or fibromyalgia have already confirmed the benefits of this valuable oil

The trick is to find a quality oil. Do not hesitate to consult the 321 CBD shop for Premium CBD Oils, made and legal in France.

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