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  1. Ron Strider

    Scientists Map The Receptor That Makes Weed Work

    Add marijuana to humans, and you get some fairly predictable results: euphoria, hunger, introspection, anxiety, and a whole panoply of other effects. Also known as being high. Most of that complicated reaction is thanks to a single cellular structure known as cannabinoid receptor 1. Your body...
  2. K

    Start Rolling Your Blunts - Now We Know How Your Cells Get You High

    Put down that joint for a second and ask yourself, how do you actually get high? Scientists finally understand one more key part of the process. A new study in the journal Cell recently laid out the structure of the CB1 cell receptor, which binds to THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the chemical in...