Episode 1: Opioids, Marijuana, and Pain Relief

In the first ever episode of In Plain English, presenter Jamie Moffa and guests Brendan Ziebarth and Alex Marshall discuss the paper “Impact of co-administration of oxycodone and smoked cannabis on analgesia and abuse liability” by Ziva Cooper, et. al. They go over the promising possibility of using cannabis to lower the dose of oxycodone needed for pain relief, the tests the authors did to measure abuse likelihood, the importance of looking at funding sources, and more.

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1 thought on “Episode 1: Opioids, Marijuana, and Pain Relief”

  1. I listened to the presentation on Opiods, Marajuana & Pain…your inaugural show!
    Difficult material that you & guests made as clear as it could be. Addiction to substances is such a severe problem in our country that it has to be studied from as many angles as possible. I learned (elsewhere) recently, that scientists have isolated a particular genetic feature found in people evidencing addictiive behavior. Any drug study gauging “abuse liability” you’d think would have to consider who had that genetic feature vs. who didn’t among the study’s subjects….


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