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.Watch
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The endocannabinoid system
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.