Did you know there are three classes of cannabinoid compounds?
- Endocanabinoids affect the immune system, memory, stress response, metabolism, appetite stimulation, reproduction and pain.
- Phytocannabinoids are approved to treat pain in patients with multiple sclerosis and advanced cancer. Sativex spray is an example of a phytocannabinoid.
- Synthetic cannabinoids are not extracted from the cannabis plant, instead they are made in a lab. Synthetic cannaboids are used to treat severe nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy. Nabilone is an example of a synthetic cannaboid.
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