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What is the Endocannabinoid System?

Clip: Season 48 Episode 11 | 3m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis, binds to receptors in and outside of the brain, causing cells to behave differently. Cannabinoid receptors, named after cannabis, are found in nearly every organ of the human body.

Aired: 09/29/21

Rating: NR

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