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Natural health products jump on bandwagon of hype over endocannabinoid (Dr. M-J Milloy)

Emerald health naturals brand phytocann products are seen in a photo illustration. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Press / Giordano Ciampini.
Emerald health naturals brand phytocann products are seen in a photo illustration. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Press / Giordano Ciampini.

When it comes to cannabis and health, buzzwords abound: CBD and THC are chief among them, as well as the endocannabinoid system, which is the body’s network of receptors that these cannabis compounds unlock.

Gaetano Morello, head of a Vancouver-based supplements company, is somewhat averse to that last one. He prefers to call it the body’s “wellness system.”

Consumers should be very skeptical of such claims, warns cannabis researcher Dr. M-J Milloy, who doubts any shampoo could offer more than clean hair.

Read the full story on the Kelowna Daily Courier.

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