Neuroscience of nicotine for addiction medicine: novel targets for smoking cessation medications

Addiction to Nicotine

Key Findings

Results of this review support a role for endocannabinoid signaling in nicotine dependence, and the CB1 receptors and anandamide transporter can serve as possible targets for future smoking cessation medications.

Information and Links


Link: Neuroscience of nicotine for addiction medicine: novel targets for smoking cessation medications

Year: 2015

DOI: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2015.07.008


Ratings

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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

Endocannabinoid system