Health-conscious individuals are all about the gut microbiome and the gut-brain connection. The gut microbiome represents a fundamental part of us—a sizable six pounds of your body weight can be attributed to trillions of bacteria, viruses, and microbes living deep within your gut. The last decade has seen researchers dive deep into gut health to uncover how these microscopic organisms influence diverse bodily functions. 

This growing interest has led researchers to ponder: What’s the relationship between cannabis and the gut? How do cannabis and the endocannabinoid system interact with all the tiny microbes living in our digestive tract? 

Meet your gut microbiome

The gut is another name for the gastrointestinal tract, which begins at the esophagus…

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