Cannabinoid receptors act as a middleman when a cannabinoid latches onto it, it sends signals to the cell that cause an effect in cell function. Where these cannabinoid receptors are located suggests the function that it influences. Two classes of cannabinoid receptors exist in particular locations throughout the body.

Here’s a handy guide to help you understand what each cannabinoid helps with:
What Do Cannabinoid Receptor Do- Infogrpahic