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lifetime prevalence of alcohol abuse

18%

2

each drink raises BAL about 0.015 to 0.020

0.015 to 0.020

3

legally intoxicated

0.080

4

alcohol dependence

chronic exposure -->changes perm of cell membrane-->down regulates GABA and upregulates glutamate

cessation= net excitation

5

what do you use for someone in alcohol withdrawal

benzos because they are cross-tolerant- two substances that brain treats the same way

6

2 endocanabinoid R

CB1-in brain
CB2-immune tissues

7

the good part of marijuana

cannabidiol