1.Adverse childhood experiences and at-risk drinking, cannabis, and illicit drug use

New research from the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation suggests that adverse childhood experiences. (medicalxpress.com)

2. UCLA receives $6.4 million to fund cannabis research

UCLA has received seven grants totaling $6.4 million from the California Bureau of Cannabis Control. (newswise.com)

3. Endocannabinoid signaling regulates the reinforcing and psychostimulant effects of ketamine in mice

The abuse potential of ketamine limits its clinical application, but the precise mechanism remains largely unclear. (nature.com)

4. Researchers use optogenetics to mitigate addiction-related behaviors

In the United States alone, over 14 million adults suffer from alcohol use disorder. For those that seek treatment, 90% will experience at least one relapse within the first four years. (news-medical.net)

5. Brains + Breakdown: The Relationship Between Genius And Addiction In Tv

The Queen’s Gambit’s protagonist, Beth Harmon, begins her addiction at a young age due to the practice of giving tranquilizers to children in her orphanage (which was common around the middle of the 20th century). (impactnottingham.com)

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