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Neurobiology of cannabinoid receptor signaling

Authors: Beat Lutz, PhD Published in DIALOGUES IN CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE 2020 Abstract The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a highly versatile signaling system within the nervous system. Despite its widespread localization, its functions within the context of distinct neural processes are very well discernable and specific. This is remarkable, and the question remains as to how…

A literature review of the consequences of prenatal marihuana exposure.

Authors: P.A. Fried, A.M. Smith
Neurotoxicology and teratology, January-February 2001

In spite of marihuana being the most widely used illegal drug among women of reproductive age, there is a relative paucity of literature dealing with the neurobehavioral consequences in offspring–particularly the longer-term effects. However, there is a degree of consistency…