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49. (WO2006054057) NEW USE FOR CANNABINOID

Pub. No.:    WO/2006/054057    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2005/004388
Publication Date: Sat May 27 01:59:59 CEST 2006 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 16 00:59:59 CET 2005
IPC: A61K 31/00
A61K 31/33
A61K 31/454
A61K 36/185
A61P 3/04
A61P 25/18
A61P 25/28
Applicants: GW PHARMA LIMITED
GUY, Geoffrey
PERTWEE, Roger
Inventors: GUY, Geoffrey
PERTWEE, Roger
Title: NEW USE FOR CANNABINOID
Abstract:
The invention relates to the use of one or more cannabinolds in the manufacture of medicaments for use in the treatment of diseases and conditions benefiting from neutral antagonism of the CB, cannabinoid receptor. Preferably the cannabinoid is tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). Preferably the diseases and conditions to be treated are taken from the group: obesity, schizophrenia, epilepsy, cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's, bone disorders, bulimia, obesity associated with type II diabetes (non-insulin dependant diabetes) and in the treatment of drug, alcohol and nicotine abuse or dependency.