Manipulating Nature – Why Big Pharma Loves the Power of Synthetic Cannabinoids

Synthetic cannabinoids refer to molecules that bind to the same cannabinoids (THC and CBD) present in cannabis plants. They are likened to designer drugs sprayed on plant matter or smoked and may be ingested as a concentrated liquid in the UK and US. So why does big pharma prefer synthetic cannabinoids? First, let’s unravel the differences between “Natural” and “Synthetic’ cannabinoids.