The Evolution of the Science of Cannabis Part 2-Chemistry

Since 1992, other endocannabinoids and their corresponding cell receptors have been discovered. Unique to cannabis, cannabinoids are molecules with medicinal and psychoactive properties. Studies have shown, CBD is, in part, responsible for the plants anti-inflammatory, analgesic, bronchodilator, aphrodisiac, anticarcinogen, antifungal, and antibacterial attributes. One 2011 study from UC San Francisco discovered that cannabis is an effective supplement to opiate painkillers that don’t always decrease the pain when taken alone. Also, cannabis doesn’t have the same health risks that opiate painkillers do.

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