Cannabis in the Brain


This film was produced by the Chief Scientist Office of the Israeli Ministry of Health, developments in the cannabis research and its future medical applications are surveyed by Prof. Raphael Mechoulam.

Prof. Mechoulam and colleagues, from The School of Pharmacy of The Faculty of Medicine at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discovered in 1964 the main active compound in cannabis, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC.