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The way that marijuana works is that anandamide, a natural neurotransmitter produced, reacts to cannabinoid receptors in the brain. Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol mimics the action of these anandamides and attaches itself to the cannabinoid receptors.

on the other hand, neurotransmitters that are affected by Marijuana are Dopamine and Norepinephrine. Dopamine has a variety of roles in the brain, such as attention and gratification. Norepinephrine, for the most part, affects action and response.

Serotonin and GABA may also be affected.

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