History of Cannabis and Its Preparations in Saga, Science, and Sobriquet

@article{Russo2007HistoryOC,
  title={History of Cannabis and Its Preparations in Saga, Science, and Sobriquet},
  author={Ethan B. Russo},
  journal={Chemistry \& Biodiversity},
  year={2007},
  volume={4}
}
  • Ethan B. Russo
  • Published 1 August 2007
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Chemistry & Biodiversity
Cannabis sativa L. is possibly one of the oldest plants cultivated by man, but has remained a source of controversy throughout its history. Whether pariah or panacea, this most versatile botanical has provided a mirror to medicine and has pointed the way in the last two decades toward a host of medical challenges from analgesia to weight loss through the discovery of its myriad biochemical attributes and the endocannabinoid system wherein many of its components operate. 
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