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Neuroimaging study sheds new light on how a dose of THC changes the brain

PsyPost 19/01/2019

New neuroimaging research provides insight into how tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, affects the human brain. The study found that THC increases glutamate concentrations in the striatum, a major brain structure involved in the coordination of body movement, decision-making and the initiation of action.

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