Summary

Eligibility
for people ages 21-55 (full criteria)
Healthy Volunteers
healthy people welcome
Location
at UCLA
Dates
study started
estimated completion
Principal Investigator
by Ziva Cooper (ucla)

Description

Summary

The purpose of this research is to assess the impact of cannabis on the analgesic and abuse-related effects between men and women

Official Title

Sex-dependent Effects of Cannabis: Assessing Analgesic, Abuse-related and Pharmacokinetic Differences Between Men and Women

Details

The proposed study will compare smoked cannabis's dose-dependent, analgesic and abuse-related effects between men and women and variables that underlie these sex-dependent differences, including pharmacokinetics of THC.

Keywords

Pain Abuse, Drug Cannabis THC Marijuana Abuse Substance-Related Disorders Active Cannabis Low strength cannabis Higher strength cannabis

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 21-55

  • Male or non-pregnant female aged 21-55 years
  • Report use of cannabis an average of 1-7 days per week
  • Not currently seeking treatment for their cannabis use
  • Urine test positive for recent cannabis use for heavy users
  • No reported adverse effects with cannabis smoking in light users
  • Have a Body Mass Index from 18.5 - 34kg/m2.
  • Able to perform all study procedures
  • FEMALES: Currently practicing a non-hormonal effective form of birth control
  • FEMALES: Must be regularly cycling

You CAN'T join if...

  • Meeting DSM-V criteria for any substance use disorder other than nicotine, caffeine, or cannabis use disorder
  • Report using other illicit drugs in the prior 4 weeks
  • History or current evidence of severe psychiatric illness or medical condition judged by the study physician and PI to put the participant at greater risk of experiencing adverse events due to completion of study procedures, interfere with their ability to participate in the study, or their capacity to provide informed consent.
  • Current use of medical cannabis, prescription analgesics, or any medications that may affect study outcomes
  • Current pain
  • Insensitivity to the cold water stimulus of the Cold Pressor Test
  • FEMALES: using a hormonal contraceptive

Location

  • University of California, Los Angeles accepting new patients
    Los Angeles California 90095 United States

Lead Scientist at University of California Health

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, Los Angeles
ID
NCT04385082
Phase
Phase 1
Study Type
Interventional
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