Here’s one for the 2013 Ig Nobel Prize in Medicine

When I saw the press release from Nature highlighting an embargoed paper published today in the grandiloquently titled academic journal Neuropsychopharmacology, I had to do a triple take…

“Previous marijuana use may increase the risk of nicotine dependence in rats”

WTF?! Why don’t they just use a vaporiser? Simples.

Panlilio et al., “Prior exposure to THC increases the addictive effects of nicotine in rats”, Neuropsychopharm. (2013)