Cannabinoids are essential... 'oil of life' stuff.
This particular food group of flavonoids (exo-cannabinoids) are now proven effective as both life long and intervention neuroprotectant(s) such that it has been called 'mind oil'.
So important as an anti-oxidant 'mediator' endocannabinoids pathways are what allowed the increased evolutionary complexity so that we could evolve past the bi-valve mollusk. (cf: striated muscle)
|Portrait of Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) by Gösta Florman (1831–1900). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Eminent psycho-pharmacologists (emeritus professors) have labeled cannabis 'the plant' [not some obscure over priced extract...] as the ASPRO of the 21st Century.
The retraint on science, epidemiological research and applied reason is a human rights abuse.
But don't expect a blood, tissue or saliva test for stupidity soon folks...