This course investigates how the endocannabinoid system provides a foundation for rational cannabis therapeutics and formulation. Students learn the role and mechanisms of the endocannabinoid system in regulating biological functions in health and disease. They gain an understanding of the basic components of the endocannabinoid system including different types of cannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors. The course explores endogenous cannabinoids made by the body as well as the modulatory effects of phytocannabinoids (e.g., THC and CBD) from cannabis and other medicinal plants.
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- Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Cannabis Science:Therapeutics
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