How Cannabis and Humans Evolved Together

Dr. Sunil Aggarwal featured in a new article on, “How Cannabis and Humans Evolved Together”, published in Leafly, by Janet Burns.


“For tens of thousands of years, Homo sapiens has been developing mutually beneficial relationships with other species, from dogs and cats to bacteria and breadfruit. These interactions have allowed our different life forms to evolve and flourish together. These relationships are examples of mutualistic coevolution, which happens when multiple species beneficially affect each other’s progress over time.

They’re also a key part of what Dr. Sunil K. Aggarwal calls humankind’s “evolutionary garden.” Aggarwal is a physician, medical geographer, and co-founder of the Advanced Integrative Medical Science (AIMS) Institute in Seattle. In 2013, he published one of the foundational articles on the subject, “‘Tis in our nature: taking the human-cannabis relationship seriously in health science and public policy,” in the medical journal Frontiers in Psychiatry.”

Read the full article here.

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