Call For Papers

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

IRIWP is seeking abstracts or contributed manuscripts for the Endocannabinoid System and Cannabinoid Research Summit to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, July 2020 .

Manuscript Scope and Format

Review Papers and New Research

We welcome papers that review the current evidence base for the potential efficacy of cannabis or cannabinoids on prioritized health conditions. We seek submissions from those researchers cited or conducting follow-up research in areas described in the National Academies report: The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research (2017), shown above.

The health conditions may include chronic pain, cancer, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, anorexia and weight loss associated with HIV, irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy, spasticity, Tourette syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, dementia, glaucoma, traumatic brain injury, addiction, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia and other psychoses.

Technical Papers

We also are soliciting technical articles describe improvements in methods or techniques. Papers should be of immediate relevance to the analytical and quality issues facing the cannabis industry.

Tutorial Papers

Tutorial workshops are welcomed that are presented as a how-to on a technique, application, or method related to cannabis analysis or processing. Papers should be of immediate relevance to the analytical and quality issues facing the cannabis industry. .

Recent Developments

We also encourage survey articles of research and recent developments and the state of the art of current techniques or emerging technologies in research involving the Endocannabinoid System and dynamic interaction with chemicals found in the cannabis plant family.


Submission deadlines are:

  • Abstracts: January 1, 2020
  • Completed manuscripts: May 1, 2020

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