This engaging TED talk discusses the connection between cannabis and mind-body health. Although the knowledge surrounding cannabis is evolving, there are certain things that we know regarding the plant and certain things that are still shrouded in some mystery. The speaker takes the time to explores the reasons why cannabis has an impact on particular medical conditions and its function within the human body, particularly regarding the endocannabinoid system.
The speaker herself has experience utilizing cannabis during her cancer treatments and recognized the significant role it played in her overall health and recovery. During that time, she began to draw the connection and realize that cannabis truly is a gateway drug—a gateway unlocking the path to a more interconnected understanding of whole-body health and what it looks and feels like to live a healthy lifestyle.