Just How Addictive is Cannabis? Dr. Rasmussen Investigates…

By | July 30th, 2015|Categories: Addiction|

Just How Addictive is Cannabis?  I always remind people when they say that cannabis is addictive, that it lowers IQ, and makes you amotivational, that Carl Sagan, one of the most prolific scientists of our era, was a noted user. One of the most gifted singer/songwriters of our era, the late Amy Winehouse, was also [...]

Can Marijuana be used to treat Addiction? – Part 1

By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: Addiction|

The next time you are sitting on a park bench listening to the 25th anniversary edition of Tull’s Aqualung, ponder this: why do humans have endogenous ligands in their brains that resemble opium and marijuana biomolecules? How do these systems interact? What are the medical implications? The answers lie in addiction and reward pathways. […]