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New understandings into the neural dangers and benefits of cannabis use

A study released today underlines both the dangers and the therapeutic potential of cannabis, revealing different effects across the lifespan. Cannabis exposure in the womb or during adolescence may disturb learning and memory, damage communication between brain regions, and distract levels of key neurotransmitters and metabolites in the brain. In Alzheimer’s, however, substances found in (Read More)

Get high without getting high – 5 things chemically similar to Cannabis

Why cannabis makes you high? Because cannabinoids, substances found in the cannabis plant, interact with your endocannabinoid system. Some cannabinoids such as THC cause an effect of euphoria to be present in your body and brain. But there are other things that might get you high, not just cannabis.