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Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.

crystalized water under a microscope
Scientists from Russia, China, and the USA crystallized the CB2 cannabinoid receptor.
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New scientific findings highlight the 28th annual meeting of the International Cannabinoid Research Society.
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New beer brews with cannabis terpenes—and hops oil extracts fortified with THC.
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CBD and LSD bind to the same serotonin receptor, which mediates psychedelic altered states but CBD has anti-psychotic properties and doesn't cause hallucinations.
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