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Cannabis May Treat Alcohol Withdrawal, Says New Study

A new study published by the Journal of Neuroscience has found that heavy alcohol consumption leads to a decrease in the availability of our cannabinoid receptors, making cannabinoid receptor activation a potential treatment for the negative impact of alcohol withdrawal and abstinence. For the study, “20 healthy social drinkers underwent [18F]MK-9470-positron emission tomography (PET) at …

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