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Common human gene variant linked to THC reward in adolescent females

16:45 EST 12 Feb 2020 | News-Medical.net

A common variation in a human gene that affects the brain's reward processing circuit increases vulnerability to the rewarding effects of the main psychoactive ingredient of cannabis in adolescent females, but not males, according to preclinical research by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

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