Cannabidiol reduces ethanol consumption, motivation and relapse in mice.

Alcohol Dependence / Abuse

Key Findings

Study results reveal that the administration of CBD reduced the reinforcing properties, motivation and relapse for ethanol. These findings strongly suggest that CBD may result useful for the treatment of alcohol use disorders.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabidiol reduces ethanol consumption, motivation and relapse in mice.

Year: 2017

DOI: 10.1111/adb.12495


Ratings

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Alcohol Dependence / Abuse — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Alcohol Dependence / Abuse according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

CBD (30, 60 and 120 mg/kg/day, i.p.)