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Study sheds light on link between cannabis, anxiety and stress

Sachin Patel, M.D., Ph.D., the paper’s corresponding author and director of the Division of General Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Credit: Vanderbilt University Medical Center A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions, Vanderbilt University Medical Center …

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