Morphine plus pot equals, like, no pain, man.

From the trenches of the War on Drugs comes a New Scientist pharmaceutical report that’s bound to have doctors and pain patients alike going “Duuuude.”

For example, it has recently become known that cannabinoids such as THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, enhance the painkilling effects of opioids such as morphine.

Teaming them up could allow doses to become smaller, reducing the possibility of addiction.

University of Kentucky scientists are working on ways to join the two kinds of molecules together to target pain directly and simultaneously, rather than having one wear off when the other’s just coming up.