10 Apr '11, 9pm

Marijuana That Doesn't Get You High: Breakthrough Pain Killer?: As medical marijuana slowly makes its way back i...

Marijuana That Doesn't Get You High: Breakthrough Pain Killer?: As medical marijuana slowly makes its way back i...

Zhang and his team discovered that tetrahydrocannabinol (more commonly known as THC), the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, produces different effects by bonding to different receptors in the brain . Scientists have known for years that THC bonds with a certain receptor to produce the classic disorienting marijuana high. But now researchers have identified precisely where THC targets the nervous system to lessen anxiety and dull pain. Hence, the potential to satisfy medical marijuana's desire for pure pain relief.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/health-policy/blog/marijuana-...

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