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Rats taking cannabis get taste for heroin

Study suggests cannabis-users may be vulnerable to harder drugs.

The THC in cannabis may alter the brain's susceptibility to other drugs. Credit: © Getty

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Hopkin, M. Rats taking cannabis get taste for heroin. Nature (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/news060703-9

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