- News for stoners: Dubious neurologic benefits of pot
As enthusiastic as Dr. Zhang is about the potential health benefits, he warns against running out for a toke in a bid to beef up brain power or calm nerves.
The team injected laboratory rats with a synthetic substance called HU-210, which is similar, but 100 times as potent as THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), the compound responsible for giving marijuana users a high.
This begs the question of how much HU-210 the researchers took themselves. I hope the peer reviewers read the article carefully.
- WTF music news: Fatboy Slim and David Byrne collaborate on Imelda Marcos musical
'Here Lies Love' will examine Mrs Marcos' passion for music and night clubs. Will it also feature her millions of shoes?
Hehe, this looks like a must-buy for iPod-toting mommies.
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