Maternal marijuana use during lactation and infant development at one year.

Authors: Susan J. Astley, Ruth E. Little
Neurotoxicology and teratology, March-April 1990

Prenatal marijuana exposure is associated with adverse perinatal effects. Very little is known about the effect of postnatal marijuana exposure on infant development. Postnatal exposure can result from maternal use of marijuana during lactation. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (T…

Cannabinoid receptor localization in brain.

Authors: M Herkenham, A B Lynn, M D Little, M R Johnson, L S Melvin, B R de Costa, K C Rice
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, March 1990

[3H]CP 55,940, a radiolabeled synthetic cannabinoid, which is 10-100 times more potent in vivo than delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol, was used to characterize and localize a specific cannabinoid receptor in brain sections. The potencies of a series of natural and synthetic cannabi…