Cannabinoid Receptor Function & Alcoholism

Diseases and Conditions Researched


What is the purpose of this trial?

This study attempts to characterize the effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Tetrahydrocannabinol is the active ingredient of marijuana, cannabis, "ganja", or "pot". This study will involve healthy volunteers who 1) have no history of alcoholism in their family or 2) have a family history of alcoholism. This study looks at individuals with or without a family history of alcoholism to determine if there is a difference between the two groups in the response to THC.

Participation Guidelines

Age: 18 Years - 30 Years
Gender: Both

This trial accepts healthy volunteers.

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Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA); Yale University
Dates: February 18, 2008
Last Updated: September 24, 2014
Study HIC#: 0707002888 ID: NCT00624715