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Study: Targeting Cannabinoid Receptors May Provide Treatment Option for Alcoholism

A study published this month in the journal Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior has found that targeting the body’s cannabinoid receptors may provide a viable treatment option for alcoholism. For the study, a compound (BCP) meant to mimic the effects of cannabis “was used to investigate the role of the CB2 receptors in mediating alcohol intake and ethanol-induced conditioned …

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