How We Get High: Our Bodies Are Perfectly Primed For Consuming Cannabis

By CBC on January 25, 2023

Our bodies have an entire system that uses similar compounds to those found in cannabis.

How does cannabis get us high? When scientists started looking into it, their investigations led them to discover a previously unknown but fundamental biological system in our bodies. Just like circulation, respiration or immune regulation, this system is so basic to life that it can be found in all animals except insects.

The endocannabinoid system, and how it was discovered, is just one of the incredible things featured in Science & Cannabis, a new documentary from The Nature of Things.

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