Miracle Drug

The only way cannabis will ever be legalized is if a pharmaceutical giant discovers how to make it a appetite suppressant drug.

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WIRED Blogs: Bodyhack : Researchers are tinkering with the myriad chemicals inside cannabis in search of a treatment for obesity:

Britain's GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said Tuesday it plans to start human trials of an experimental treatment for obesity derived from cannabis.

Cannabis is commonly associated with stimulating hunger. Several other companies, including Sanofi-Aventis with Acomplia, are working on new drugs that try to switch off the brain circuits that make people hungry when they smoke it...

“The cannabis plant has 70 different cannabinoids in it, and each has a different effect on the body,” GW Managing Director Justin Gover told Reuters. “Some can stimulate your appetite, and some in the same plant can suppress your appetite. It is amazing both scientifically and commercially...”


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