Adding more "Spice" to the pot; a review of the chemistry and pharmacology of newly emerging heterocyclic synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists.

@article{Alam2019AddingM,
  title={Adding more "Spice" to the pot; a review of the chemistry and pharmacology of newly emerging heterocyclic synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists.},
  author={Ryan M Alam and John J. Keating},
  journal={Drug testing and analysis},
  year={2019}
}
Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (SCRAs) first appeared on the international recreational drug market in the early 2000s in the form of SCRA-containing herbal blends. Due to the cannabimimetic effects associated with the consumption of SCRAs, they have acquired an ill-informed reputation for being cheap, safe, and legal alternatives to illicit cannabis. Possessing high potency and affinity for the human cannabinoid receptor subtype-1 (CB1 ) and -2 (CB2 ), it is now understood that the… 
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