Damage To The Insula Disrupts Addiction To Cigarette Smoking

Addiction to Nicotine

Key Findings

This result suggests that the insula is a critical neural substrate in the addiction to smoking. (Note by CHI author: CBD deactivates the left temporal cortex and insula in a 2008 study entitled "Neural basis of Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol: effects during response inhibition.").

Information and Links


Link: Damage To The Insula Disrupts Addiction To Cigarette Smoking

Year: 2007


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Addiction to Nicotine — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Addiction to Nicotine according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

THC

CBD