ORGAN TRANSPLANTS

 

Fatal aspergillosis associated with smoking contaminated marijuana, in a marrow transplant recipient.     (full – 1988)                                            http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/94/2/432.long

 

Successfully treated invasive pulmonary aspergillosis associated with smoking marijuana in a renal transplant recipient.                                                            (abst – 1996)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8685958

 

Exogenous lipid pneumonia related to smoking weed oil following cadaveric renal transplantation           (link to PDF – 2000)                          http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/pubmed

 

Marinol Death Sentence: Oregon Man Denied Liver Transplant Because of Prescription –

– He’s Not the Only One                       (news – 2003)

http://stopthedrugwar.org/chronicle-old/299/notransplant.shtml

 

Endocannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors in ischaemia–reperfusion injury and preconditioning          (full – 2008)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2219536/?tool=pmcentrez

 

The debate about marijuana usage in transplant candidates: recent medical evidence on marijuana health effects.                                                             (abst – 2008)         http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18685302

 

Medical Marijuana Users Denied Organ Transplants                       (news – 2008)

http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2008/05/19/medical-marijuana-users-denied-organ-transplants/

 

Is medical-marijuana use reason to deny someone an organ transplant?                     (news – 2008)

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/health/2004389825_liver03m.html

 

Should Hepatitis C Patients Who Smoke Marijuana Be Eligible For Liver Transplants? (news – 2008)                                             http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/081022211032.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marijuana Use in Potential Liver Transplant Candidates.                     (abst – 2009)  http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/ebm/record/19067667/abstract/Marijuana_Use_in_Potential_Li  ver_Transplant_Candidates_

 

Woman Dies After Being Denied Organ Transplant                       (news – 2009)

http://ssdp.org/news/blog/woman-dies-after-being-denied-organ-transplant

 

Do cannabinoids have a therapeutic role in transplantation                        (full – 2010)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2923447/?tool=pubmed

 

Denial of hepatic transplantation on the basis of smoking: is it ethical?                      (abst – 2010)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20154621

 

Oregon hospitals denying life saving organ transplants to legal medical marijuana patients            (news – 2010)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russ-belville/oregon-hospitals-denying_b_575965.html

 

Health Tragedy: Patients Denied Life-Saving Transplants for Their “Abuse of Illicit Substances” (news – 2010)  http://www.alternet.org/health/145432/health_tragedy%3A_patients_denied_life-  saving_transplants_for_their_%22abuse_of_illicit_substances%22

 

Targeting cannabinoid receptors as a novel approach in the treatment of graft-versus-host disease: Evidence from an experimental murine model.                                                                (full – 2011)  http://jpet.aspetjournals.org/content/early/2011/06/14/jpet.111.182717.long

 

Cannabinoid receptor 2 and its agonists mediate hematopoiesis and hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell mobilization.                                                        (abst – 2011)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21063029

 

The Denial of Organ Transplants to Medical Marijuana Patients                        (news – 2011)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russ-belville/the-denial-of-organ-trans_b_435348.html

 

Cancer Patient Taken Off Of Liver Transplant List Because Of Medical Marijuana Use (news – 2011)                                              http://americansforsafeaccess.org/article.php?id=6986

 

Cedars-Sinai Denying Transplant To Medical Marijuana Patient With Inoperable Liver Cancer    (news – 2011)

http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/11/17/Cedars-Sinai-Denying-Transplant-Medical-  Marijuana-Patient-Inoperable-Liver-Cancer

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