Not completely understood yet but more research is happening Pharmacokinetics

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Not completely understood yet but more research is happening Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics THC enters the body and interacts with cannabinoid receptors (CB1) producing the effects we associate with cannabis use- Beneficial Pain relief Increased appetite Detrimental Cognitive impairments /IQ
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Motor deficits We have endogenous cannabinoids- such as anandamide, that are released in the brain to buffer the impact of stressful or traumatic experiences Consuming cannabis, triggers neuroadaptations in the endogenous cannabinoid system, leading to producing less and experiencing withdrawal Forming, storing and blocking memory Therapeutic value There are researchers studying the molecular mechanisms of action of cannabinoids for public health benefits CBD helpful (no psychoactive ingredient in this): Seizures Tumors Pain relief Anxiety Policy Implications In 2013 reports on the study of the effect of prohibition of marijuana and arrests in DC. In 2013, 91% of everyone who was arrested in the District of Columbia for marijuana was from a minority group This is not representative of who is actually using the drug illegally, its 50/50 Sending non-violent actors to jail does harm
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  • Fall '12
  • MarciLobel
  • Cannabis, Recreational drug use, Cannabinoid receptor, Cannabinoid

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