Does Feeding the Endocannabinoid System Make us Healthier?


This piece from High Times by Sophie Saint Thomas delves into the endocannabinoid system and how engaging it could lead to a healthier, happier lifestyle. Read an excerpt below, and the full piece here:

“What if cannabis is more than a recreational drug, or medicine, but a nutritional supplement that can prevent deficiencies that may be responsible for everything from neurological pain to insomnia? You may have heard of the endocannabinoid system, and know that ingesting cannabis binds to ready-made receptors within our body. In addition to helping us feel happy and high, the consumption of cannabis can treat everything from nausea to PTSD and is hailed as a medicine by many. But do these illnesses stem from a deficiency of our body’s own cannabinoids? Should everyone be consuming cannabis?”