While smoking cannabis appears to be helpful for diabetics managing weight and insulin levels, synthetic cannabinoids could be dangerous.
Synthetic cannabinoid binds with high potency to the CB1 receptor — about 10-20x higher than THC.
Going by names like Spice and K2, synthetic cannabinoids are largely a result of prohibition.
A neuroscientist critiques the New York Times report on "Spice," an illicit synthetic cannabinoid.
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