‘Pot Munchies’ Brain Compound Is Key to Anti-Obesity Pill
Posted on Jan 18, 2006
Reuters: LONDON—A marijuana joint might seem an odd starting point in the search for weight-loss secrets.
Yet a compound switching off the same brain circuits that make people hungry when they smoke cannabis looks set to become the world’s first blockbuster anti-obesity medicine, with sales tipped by analysts to top $3 billion a year. | story