The Scientist

“The Scientist” is a documentary that traces the story of Mechoulam from his early days... a child of the Holocaust in Bulgaria, through his immigration to Israel, and his career as the chief investigator into the chemistry and biology of the world’s most misunderstood plant.

Dr. Mechoulam ascertained that THC interacts with the largest receptor system in the human body, the endocannabinoid system (ECS).

He then found that the human brain produces its very own Cannabis – a chemical that they named anandamide after the Sanskrit word ananda, “bliss”.

La Fundación CANNA decided to collaborate on this documentary to honour Raphael Mechoulam and his amazing work and to push ahead further scientific cannabinoid research.


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