Here is an article that brings up a really interesting idea: cannabinoid deficiency as contributing to disease. Medical marijuana works on the endocannabinoid systems that are everywhere in our bodies. We know that we get sick when other chemical signaling systems in our bodies are underperforming: Parkinson's Disease and dopamine systems, depression and serotonin systems. Sooooo, might an underperforming endocannabinoid system contribute to common health problems like chronic pain, Crohn's disease?
So we don't have any answers yet, but we may be starting to ask the right questions. Watch This Space.