The word “marijuana” comes from the Latin word “marijuana” which means “marijuana leaves” or “marijuana flowers”. It was developed when a pharmacologist discovered the inner lining of the plant. The plant contained terpenes that helped the body’s natural cannabinoid receptors to produce high levels of the neurotransmitter, CB1. The compound used was the endocannabinoid, an organic compound that is present in all-natural marijuana plants. These compounds were found to have healing properties for the body.

We can learn more about the history of both medical and recreational cannabis.

History of Medical Cannabis

A small group of pharmacologists in the late 1800s understood the use of marijuana plants in treating certain diseases. These scientists decided that the plant was effective at combating the symptoms of many chronic ailments such as high blood pressure, cancer, kidney disease, heart disease and

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