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Leaf Science: Marijuana and Dopamine

Leaf Science: Marijuana and Dopamine

There’s no denying that marijuana makes its users feel good. But what’s behind the euphoria and what happens to those who smoke frequently? As it turns out, marijuana causes the brain to release a chemical known as dopamine. This chemical plays a role in many essential functions, and is actually related to marijuana in more ways than you might think.

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Leaf Scienc: 5 Must Know Facts about Cannabidiol

Leaf Scienc: 5 Must Know Facts about Cannabidiol

CBD, or cannabidiol, is quickly changing the debate surrounding the use of marijuana as a medicine.

Most people have heard of a chemical called THC, which is the ingredient in marijuana that gets users high. But recently, attention has shifted to another compound in marijuana called CBD — and for good reason.

Because while doctors can’t seem to look past certain side effects of THC, CBD doesn’t appear to present that problem. On the other hand, evidence of CBD’s medical benefits continues to grow.

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