Marijuana is derived from the Cannabis sativa plant. It contains more than 100 chemical compounds, called cannabinoids. When ingested or inhaled, these compounds bind to specific receptors in brain and nerve cells, which slows pain impulses and eases discomfort. The two most prevalent compounds are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD).
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