Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system is a fascinating protective mechanism. It is composed of the cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2), the endocannabinoids that activate the receptors (two of which are anandamide and 2-Arachidonoylglycerol), and the enzymes that break them down. Like other biological systems in the body, the endocannabinoid system regulates several physiological processes in response to…