Smart resource allocation needed to study 'legal highs'

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Ground-breaking science in the area of cannabinoid signaling holds great promise for new drug development, but an unintended consequence of this research has led to the emergence of an onslaught of deadly 'legal highs'. Providing public health scientists with access to laboratory resources designed to investigate emerging chemicals of concern is crucial for timely, sound evaluation of products that pose major threats to public health.

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