THC, or Tetrahydrocaannabinol, is the chemical responsible for most of the marijuana’s A psychoactive drug or psychotropic substance is a chemical substance that acts primarily upon the central nervous syste... More effects. It behaves in much the same way as Endocannabinoids are substances produced from within the body that activate cannabinoid receptors. After the discovery o... More found in the body, attaching to receptors in the The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a biological system composed of endocannabinoids, which are endogenous lipid-based r... More.
Cannabinoid receptors are part of our endocannabinoid system and are activated by endocannabinoids or plant cannabinoids... More in the body facilitate a large number of physiological and psychological reactions. These include affecting mood, pain-sensation, memory and learning ability. THC, when interacting with these receptors, stimulates the production of Dopamine. This can create a euphoric effect – often called “feeling high”. CBD (Cannabidiol), another A cannabinoid is one of a class of diverse chemical compounds that acts on cannabinoid receptors, also known as the endo... More found in the Cannabis (/ˈkænəbɪs/) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. The number of species within the gen... More plant, can often impede the effects of THC.