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Hemp and Plant Cannabinoids as Potential Clinical Interventions

CE Event Information

  • Description:
    With the increase in interest and awareness about the medicinal applications of cannabis in humans, pet owners have shown a similar interest in its application for disease management in companion animals. Read more:

    Few studies have been published on the applications, efficacy, and safety of cannabinoids in pets. The focus of this Specialty Update is on what is known about hemp and plant cannabinoid derivatives including:

    - The differences between marijuana and hemp and their cannabinoid derivatives
    - The endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid receptors
    - Biologic effects of cannabinoids
    - Clinical applications for cannabinoids including behavioral health, pain management, neurologic disorders, inflammatory conditions, and cancer
    - A Roundtable Discussion including commercially available products, what consumers and prescribers need to know when selecting products, and their applications in companion animals

    Running time: 54 mins

    Free registration for Premium members and Evidence Based Update subscribers  Regular Member Fee: $ 28
  • Sponsor: VetVine Specialty Consulting Service
  • Presenter(s): Elisabeth Zenger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM);, Sheri L. Berger, DVM, DACVO;, Melissa Holahan, DVM, DACVECC
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $28

Featured Publications

The following journal articles or textbook chapters have been selected as Supplements to this event. You can elect to purchase them as part of a discounted seminar package fee.
Prepaid CE Subscribers will be assessed a supplement fee for articles purchased.

  • "Recreational" Drugs

    Small Animal Toxicology (Third Edition), 2013, Chapter 25, Pages 309-334. Author: Petra A. Volmer Member fee: $9.95 - Login to purchase and download
  • Supportive Care of the Poisoned Patient

    Small Animal Toxicology (Third Edition), 2013, Chapter 11, Pages 85-124. Authors: Cheryl Braswell, Steven Mensack. Member fee: $ 9.95 - Logi...  more
  • Toxic Exposures

    Human and Animal Medicine - Chapter 8, 2010; pp 50-104. Authors: Peter M. Rabinowitz and Lisa A. Conti. Member fee: $ 9.95 - Login to purcha...  more
  • Hazards Associated with the Use of Herbal and Other Natural Products

    Small Animal Toxicology (Third Edition), 2013, Chap 26, Pages 335-356. Authors: Elizabeth A. Hausner, Robert H. Poppenga Member fee: $10.95 ...  more