Marijuana has potential for misuse

Berger, Abi
October 2000
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/21/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7267, p979
Academic Journal
Discusses clinical evidence that marijuana has the potential for misuse. Criteria used in animal testing to determine a drug's potential for misuse; Details of a study in which monkeys were trained to self-administer delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient of marijuana; Findings of the study, which suggest that THC antagonists may be useful in treating marijuana addiction in humans. INSET: Reactions to the cannabis study.


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