via Science Daily
A new drug hopes to exploit cannaboid receptors without getting you high.
By targetting cannaboid receptors found outside the brain, UK researchers hope that CB2 agonists will not only be capable of being a non-high inducing medicinal herb, but even be an alternative to other risky pain-relieving drugs like morphine.
Non-opioid drugs are gaining a bit of press lately. Last month, there was Xenome’s new drug derived from cone shell venom.