Why does cannabis make some people freak out?

Cannabinoids like THC bind to the receptors in the brain, causing either relaxing or negative effects. Some of these receptors are located in spots governed by the amygdala, a section of tissue that’s responsible for managing emotions like fear, stress and paranoia. In users who are new to cannabis or are anxious about consuming it, THC can overexcite the brain’s neural pathways and produce heightened anxiety, stress and fear.

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