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Cannabis (CBD) Effects of Treating People for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

(IRB#: IRB_00124865)

Cannabis (CBD) is a treatment shown to reduce non-cancer chronic pain. Research is needed to learn more about how CBD impacts brain chemistry. The information learned will help us better understand the effectiveness of CBD for improving the health of people suffering from chronic pain.


  • All genders
  • Over 18 years old
  • Volunteers with special conditions
  •   In Person
  • Paid

Who can participate?

 Gender: All genders

  Age: Over 18 years old

  Volunteers: Volunteers with special conditions

   Location: In Person

Inclusion Criteria

  • Ages 18-60
  • Chronic pain for at least 6 months or longer
  • Able to participate in a phone interview
  • Able to participate in a medical history interview
  • Able to attend a physical exam at the University of Utah

Exclusion Criteria

  • Current brain illness or another unstable medical condition
  • Substance abuse or dependency within 3 months prior to participation
  • Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
  • Consume 2 or more drinks of alcohol each night
  • Pregnant

Will I be paid for my time?


For more information contact:

Karishma Shah


IRB#: IRB_00124865

PI: Deborah Yurgelun-Todd

Department: PSYCHIATRY

Approval Date: 2019-09-12 06:00:00

Study Categories: Mental Health and Well-being Studies

Specialties: Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychiatry

Last Updated: 6/8/23