animals injected with high daily doses of [HU210, a drug that stimulates cannabinoid 1 receptors with a strength 100 times greater than that of pot] over the course of 2 weeks had about 30 percent more newborn nerve cells than did rats given AM281 or a solution without either drug.
Animals given the 2-week course of HU210 also showed less anxiety and depressionlike behavior than did rats not given the drug.
Saturday, October 15, 2005
Marijuana-like drug multiplies neurons
From Science News Online, Oct. 15, 2005