Fine motor control in rats is disrupted by delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.

  title={Fine motor control in rats is disrupted by delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.},
  author={P J Mclaughlin and C E Delevan and S Carnicom and John K. Robinson and Joseph Brener},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  volume={66 4},
Evidence has suggested that cannabinoids such as THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, cause deficits in motor control and the production of movement. However, the specific components of motor control that are affected by cannabinoids have yet to be identified. The present study used an operant beam-press paradigm with a force criterion to determine the… CONTINUE READING