Human Cannabis Coevolution

David Malmo-Levine returns with a new season of High Society! In his first show in nearly a year, DML explores the origins of cannabinoids – both endo and phyto – and looks at how humans and cannabis have helped each other evolve as species. Featured are fair-use clips from the Nova documentary “First Flower” and an audio recording of Dr. Robert Melamede’s “Cannabinoids, From Cells to Society
Check out the video from Nova – “First Flower”:

Also check out Dr. Bob Melamede’s entire lecture here:

“Cannabinoids, From Cells to Society Part 2”,
Dr Melamede’s presentation at the 5th Conference on Clinical Cannabinoids,

Background music: “Exit Music”
from the Easy Star All*Stars album “Radiodread”

See also
Intoxication: Life in Pursuit of Artificial Paradise
By Ronald K. Siegel
Published by Dutton, 1989
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized 27 Aug 2007
ISBN 0525247645, 9780525247647
390 pages

The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s Eye View of the World
By Michael Pollan
Published by Random House, Inc., 2002
ISBN 0375760393, 9780375760396
304 pages

The Medicinal Uses of Cannabis and Cannabinoids
By Geoffrey William Guy, Brian Anthony Whittle, Philip Robson
Published by Pharmaceutical Press, 2004
ISBN 0853695172, 9780853695172
488 pages