Cannabis (Marijuana) - Effects on Human Performance and Behavior.

  title={Cannabis (Marijuana) - Effects on Human Performance and Behavior.},
  author={Marilyn A Huestis},
  journal={Forensic science review},
  volume={14 1-2},
Cannabis is one of the oldest and most commonly abused drugs in the world. Recently, tremendous advances have been made in our understanding of the endogenous cannabinoid system with the identification of cannabinoid receptors, cannabinoid receptor antagonists, endogenous neurotransmitters, metabolic enzymes, and reuptake mechanisms. These advances have helped us to elucidate the mechanisms of action of cannabis and the side effects and toxicities associated with its use. In addition, potential… CONTINUE READING