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Can Cannabis Help With Inflammation for Athletes?

Can cannabis help with athletic recovery? The cannabis plant as a whole has many benefits that could help athletes recover without using prescription painkillers.

Why Does Cannabis Produce THC?

Learn why the endocannabinoid system doesn't exist solely so we can get high, and why cannabis plants produce cannabinoids at all.

Meet Lumir Hanus, Who Discovered the First Endocannabinoid

Leafly spoke with the scientist who first isolated what's sometimes called "the bliss molecule" about the future of cannabis research.

The Runner’s High and the Endocannabinoid System

We’ve all heard of the “runner’s high,” but what is it? Learn more about this post-workout sensation and how it relates to the endocannabinoid system.

What Is the Endocannabinoid System and What Is Its Role?

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system including how it interacts with cannabinoids to help produce cannabis effects and its role in our bodies.

Get Ready for Endocannabinoid System (ECS) Week

Get ready for Endocannabinoid System (ECS) Week, an article series exploring what the ECS is and how it works to produce the effects of cannabis.

Can You Overdose or Die from Consuming Cannabis?

One of the most persistent questions about cannabis is: Can you die from overconsuming cannabis? The short answer is no. Here's why.