Why are cannabinoids becoming more important in recent times? Dr Rachel Farrell, consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, takes us through their rich history and increasing importance today.
Not all products containing cannabinoids are equal, and the terminology surrounding the different products available can be confusing. Use the interactive tool below to learn more about cannabis-based product types, their manufacturing, regulatory control, and the evidence behind their use.
To fully understand the physiological effects of cannabinoids, we must first appreciate the role of the endocannabinoid system. Dr Matthijs Bossong, an assistant professor at the University Medical Centre, Utrecht, presents a 5-minute overview of this fascinating and essential system.