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+ Studies in 2000-2009 List
* Studies in Pre-2000 List

QUITTING CANNABIS*+ (See Also ADDICTION, WITHDRAWAL)
QUITTING OTHER DRUGS*+


QUITTING CANNABIS
Aerobic Exercise Training Reduces Cannabis Craving and Use in Non-Treatment Seeking Cannabis-Dependent Adults (full – 2011) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050879/?toolmcentrez
Cure for the Munchies? Exercise Cuts Marijuana Cravings (news – 2011) http://healthland.time.com/2011/03/09/cure-for-the-munchies-exercise-cuts-marijuana-cravings/
Exercise can reduce cannabis use in persons who don’t want to stop (news – 2011) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110304/Exercise-can-reduce-cannabis-use-in-persons-who-dontwant-to-stop.aspx
A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of N-Acetylcysteine in Cannabis-Dependent Adolescents. (full – 2012) http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleID=1184217&resultClick=1
The dose effects of short-term dronabinol (oral THC) maintenance in daily cannabis users. (full – 2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3546149/
A proof-of-concept randomized controlled study of gabapentin: effects on cannabis use, withdrawal and executive function deficits in cannabis-dependent adults. (full – 2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3358737/
Reduction of dependence to cannabinoids by GLT-1 activating property of the betalactam antibiotic. (abst – 2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23253111
Supplement Helps Teens Kick Pot Habit (news – 2012) http://www.medpagetoday.com/Psychiatry/Addictions/33286?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaignailyHeadlines&utm_source=WC&eun=g522321d0r&userid=522321&email=tconnolly@wtis1110.com&mu_id=
Anticonvulsant Drug Helps Marijuana Smokers Kick the Habit (news – 2012) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424095651.htm
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Reducing cannabinoid abuse and preventing relapse by enhancing endogenous brain levels of kynurenic acid. (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3835353/
A Randomized Double-blind, Placebo Controlled Trial of Venlafaxine-Extended Release for Co-occurring Cannabis Dependence and Depressive Disorders (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3636166/
Nabilone decreases marijuana withdrawal and a laboratory measure of marijuana relapse. (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3682150/
Cognitive behavioral therapy and the nicotine transdermal patch for dual nicotine and cannabis dependence: a pilot study. (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3641687/
Effectiveness of a self-guided web-based cannabis treatment program: randomized controlled trial. (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3636012/
Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Profile of Supratherapeutic Oral Doses of Δ9 – THC in Cannabis Users. (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3691290/
Taking Note of Over-the-Counter Remedies for Adolescents With Cannabis Dependence (editorial – 2013) http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=1268260&resultClick=3
Cannabis use during a voluntary quit attempt: An analysis from ecological momentary assessment. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23664121
Motivations to quit cannabis use in an adult non-treatment sample: Are they related to relapse? (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23685328
Computer and therapist based brief interventions among cannabis-using adolescents presenting to primary care: One year outcomes. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23711998
Self-Efficacy and Motivation to Quit Marijuana Use among Young Women. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23795877
Use of micronutrients attenuates cannabis and nicotine abuse as evidenced from a reversal design: a case study (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23909004
Neural responses to subliminally presented cannabis and other emotionally evocative cues in cannabis-dependent individuals. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24186078
The impact of perceived sleep quality and sleep efficiency/duration on cannabis use during a self-guided quit attempt (abst-2013) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030646031300172X
The effects of cannabis use expectancies on self-initiated cannabis cessation (abst-2013) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/add.12233/abstract
A human laboratory study investigating the effects of quetiapine on marijuana withdrawal and relapse in daily marijuana smokers (abst-2013) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1369-1600.2012.00461.x/abstract
Poor Sleep Quality Makes It Harder To Quit Marijuana – Here’s Why (news-2013) http://www.leafscience.com/2013/09/27/poor-sleep-quality-makes-harder-quit-marijuana-why/
Marijuana Tolerance Breaks” 5 Ways to Pass the Time With Ease and in Better Health (news-2013) http://www.weedist.com/2013/11/marijuana-tolerance-breaks-5-ways-pass-time-ease-better-health/
Baclofen in the management of cannabis dependence syndrome (full-2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3896138/
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Systematic review of N-acetylcysteine in the treatment of addictions (full-2014) http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516-44462014005031244&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
Cigarette smoking during an N-acetylcysteine-assisted cannabis cessation trial in adolescents (full-2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4118750/
Potential Role of N-Acetylcysteine in the Management of Substance Use Disorders (full-2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4009342/
Pregnenolone can protect the brain from cannabis intoxication. (full – 2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4057431/
Nabiximols as an Agonist Replacement Therapy During Cannabis Withdrawal: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (abst – 2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24430917
Changes in cigarette and alcohol use during cannabis abstinence (abst-2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24613633
Physical activity and cannabis cessation (abst-2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24629045
Open-label pilot study of quetiapine treatment for cannabis dependence (abst-2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24963729
Hormone shows promise at negating marijuana’s high effect (news-2014) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hormone-shows-promise-at-negating-marijuanas-high-effect/
Muting Marijuana’s High: Pot Without the Impairment (news-2014) http://healthland.time.com/2014/01/03/muting-marijuanas-high-pot-without-the-impairment/
Trends in the co-occurrence of tobacco and cannabis use in 15-year-olds from 2002 to 2010 in 28 countries of Europe and North America (full-2015) http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/suppl_2/73.long
A review of co-morbid tobacco and cannabis use disorders: Possible mechanisms to explain high rates of co-use (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25662704
Effect of oral THC pretreatment on marijuana cue-induced responses in cannabis dependent volunteers (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25725933
Cognitive performance in a placebo-controlled pharmacotherapy trial for youth with dependence (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25661990
Effects of quitting cannabis on respiratory symptoms (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25837035
Naltrexone Maintenance Decreases Cannabis Self Administration and Subjective Effects in Daily Cannabis Smokers (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25881117
Citicoline: A Useful Suppllement For Medical Cannabis Patients (news-2015) http://www.cannabiscure.info/files/citicoline.htm#sthash.EUKwHnUO.XF93e099.dpuf
Withdrawal drug could help cannabis addicts kick the habit (news-2015) http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22630204.500-withdrawal-drug-could-help-cannabis-addicts-kickthe-habit.html?cmpid=RSS|NSNS|2012-GLOBAL|online-news#.VUuJV
Quitting pot? Substitute a little coffee buzz (news-2015) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2015/05/11/quitting-pot-substitute-a-little-coffee-buzz/
The role of marijuana in your coffee addiction (news-2015) https://blog.oup.com/2015/05/marijuana-coffee-addiction/-
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QUITTING OTHER DRUGS
Medical marijuana users in substance abuse treatment (full-2010) http://www.harmreductionjournal.com/content/pdf/1477-7517-7-3.pdf
Attenuation of morphine antinociceptive tolerance by a CB(1) receptor agonist and an NMDA receptor antagonist: Interactive effects (full-2010) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2813317/?toolubmed
Randomized, controlled, double-blind trial of taranabant for smoking cessation (abst-2010) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20191360
Oaklanders Quitting Oxycontin with Cannabis (news – 2010) http://www.eastbayexpress.com/LegalizationNation/archives/2010/04/22/oaklanders-quitting-oxycontinwith-cannabis
Marijuana To Control Alcohol Abuse (news-2010) http://psychcentral.com/news/2009/12/01/marijuana-to-control-alcohol-abuse/9863.html
Study shows direct cellular interaction between endocannabinoids and alcohol in the brain (news – 2010) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100513/Study-shows-direct-cellular-interaction-betweenendocannabinoids-and-alcohol-in-the-brain.aspx
Refractory CRPS Patients Discontinue Opiates With Cannabinoid Treatment (news-2010) http://www.braatah.com/refractory-crps-patients-discontinue-opiates-with-cannabinoid-treatment/
Marijuana could be an “exit drug” (news/forum repost-2010) http://www.420magazine.com/forums/international-cannabis-news/118973-marijuana-could-exit-drug.html
Endocannabinoid regulation of acute and protracted nicotine withdrawal: effect of FAAH inhibition (full-2011) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3227620/?toolubmed
Brain cannabinoid CB2 receptors modulate cocaine’s actions in mice (full-2011) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3164946/
The anandamide transport inhibitor AM404 reduces the rewarding effects of nicotine and nicotine-induced dopamine elevations in the nucleus accumbens shell in rats (full-2011) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1476-5381.2011.01467.x/full
Pharmacological activation/inhibition of the cannabinoid system affects alcohol withdrawal-induced neuronal hypersensitivity to excitotoxic insults. (full-2011) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3158793/
Study: Marijuana compound helps mitigate cocaine addiction in mice (news – 2011) http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/07/26/study-marijuana-compound-helps-mitigate-cocaine-addiction-inmice/
Stimulation Of Marijuana Receptor Reduces Cocaine Consumption, Study Says (news – 2011) http://norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=8639
Why Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Traffic Deaths (news – 2011) http://healthland.time.com/2011/12/02/why-medical-marijuana-laws-reduce-traffic-deaths/
Medical marijuana turns former soldier’s life around (news – 2011) http://www.examiner.com/cannabis-culture-in-phoenix/medical-marijuana-turns-former-soldier-s-lifearound
Can marijuana curb cocaine addiction? (news – 2011) http://theweek.com/article/index/217709/can-marijuana-curb-cocaine-addiction
Patients Substitute Marijuana for Prescription Drugs (news – 2011) http://www.internalmedicinenews.com/news/more-top-news/single-view/patients-substitute-marijuana-forprescription-drugs/e5e5aebf50.html
Nicotine-induced anxiety-like behavior in a rat model of the novelty-seeking phenotype is associated with long-lasting neuropeptidergic and neuroplastic adaptations in the amygdala: Effects of the cannabinoid receptor 1 antagonist AM251. (full – 2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3697052/
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Cannabidiol inhibits the reward-facilitating effect of morphine: involvement of 5-HT(1A) receptors in the dorsal raphe nucleus. (abst – 2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22862835
AM404 attenuates reinstatement of nicotine seeking induced by nicotine-associated cues and nicotine priming but does not affect nicotine- and food-taking. (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4058760/
Dual Inhibition of Endocannabinoid Catabolic Enzymes Produces Enhanced Anti-Withdrawal Effects in Morphine-Dependent Mice. (full – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23303065
Endocannabinoid system and drug addiction: new insights from mutant mice approaches. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23490550
Lipids and addiction: how sex steroids, prostaglandins, and cannabinoids interact with drugs of abuse. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23510307
Cannabinoid and opioid interactions: implications for opiate dependence and withdrawal. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23624062
Cannabidiol reduces cigarette consumption in tobacco smokers: Preliminary findings. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23685330
Impact of Cannabis Use during Stabilization on Methadone Maintenance Treatment. (abst – 2013) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23795873
Cannabis as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs: A dispensary-based survey of substitution effect in Canadian medical cannabis patients (abst – 2013) http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/16066359.2012.733465?prevSearch=allfield%253A%2528addiction%2Bresearch%2Band%2Btheory%2Blucas%2529&searchHistoryKey=
Secret “Sober” Pot Smokers (news – 2013) http://www.thefix.com/content/secret-%E2%80%9Csober%E2%80%9D-pot-users2030
Colombia’s controversial cure for coke addicts: Give them marijuana (news – 2013) http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2013/06/03/colombias_controversial_cure_for_coke_addicts_give_them_marijuana.html
Man gets off painkillers with marijuana (news – 2013) http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=22118626-b97d-4fa6-91eab1114e61f578&k=58055
Can Marijuana Help You Quit Cigarettes? Study Says Yes (news – 2013) http://www.leafscience.com/2013/11/01/can-marijuana-help-quit-cigarettes-study-says-yes/
Therapeutic benefits of cannabis: a patient survey. (full – 2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3998228/
The effect of AM281, a cannabinoid antagonist, on memory performance during spontaneous morphine withdrawal in mice (full – 2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3895301/
Cigarette smoking during an N-acetylcysteine-assisted cannabis cessation trial in adolescents. (full – 2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4118750/
Can Cannabis be Considered a Substitute Medication for Alcohol? (abst-2014) http://alcalc.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/01/07/alcalc.agt182.abstract?sid=7dda1d62-04a2-4bd8-88c2-9ffc481614b5
Changes in Cerebral CB1 Receptor Availability after Acute and Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Monitored Abstinence. (abst – 2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24553924
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Cannabis as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs: A dispensary-based survey of substitution effect in Canadian medical cannabis patients (abst – 2014) http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/16066359.2012.733465
75.5% of Medical Cannabis Patients Report Substituting Cannabis for Pharmaceuticals and Hard Drugs (news – 2014) http://marijuana.az/75-5-of-medical-cannabis-patients-report-substituting-cannabis-for-pharmaceuticalsand-hard-drugs/
Trends in the co-occurrence of tobacco and cannabis use in 15-year-olds from 2002 to 2010 in 28 countries of Europe and North America (full-2015) http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/suppl_2/73.long
Effects of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH) Inhibitors in Non-Human Primate Models of Nicotine Reward and Relapse (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25754762
Profiles of medicinal cannabis patients attending compassion centers in rhode island (abst – 2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25715068
A review of co-morbid tobacco and cannabis use disorders: Possible mechanisms to explain high rates of co-use (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25662704
A safer alternative: Cannabis substitution as harm reduction (abst – 2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25919477
The effects of dronabinol during detoxification and the initiation of treatment with extended release naltrexone (abst-2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26187456
Is it time to legalize marijuana in sports? (news-2015) http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/aug/01/marijuana-sports-opioids-arguments-kyle-turley/
Marijuana Might Actually be an Anti-Gateway Drug (news-2015) http://www.attn.com/stories/2378/medical-marijuana-anti-gateway-drug
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