Cerebellum and Endocannabinoid Receptors : A New Possible Neurobiological Link For Mitragynine ( Mitragyna Speciosa Korth ) Abuse Liability

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Drug abuse is a major concern worldwide and has remained so for decades. Beside synthetic drugs, the misuse of psychoactive compounds from natural products as drugs of abuse contributes to this incessant concern. Reports on misuse of mitragynine, an alkaloid from the plant Mitragyna speciosa Korth (Kratom or Ketum) as a substituent for opioid withdrawal… (More)

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