From one of the most trusted sources, Dr. Mercola.
Why Are DEA and HHS Ignoring Human Endocannabinoid System?Cannabinoid receptors can be found on cell membranes throughout your body — in fact, scientists now believe they may represent the most widespread receptor system in the human body. Two receptor types have been identified:
- CB1: Cannabinoid receptors that are extremely prolific in your brain (excluding your brain stem), but also present in your heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, pancreas and other parts of your body
- CB2: Cannabinoid receptors primarily found in your immune system