The Scientist is a documentary that takes a fascinating look into the history of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, his discovery of the chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, endocannabinoids, and cannabis plant receptors. Dr. Meshoulam is recognized as the founding father in the field of cannabinoid research and he and his team have been researching cannabis in medicine longer than any other scientist. This incredible story reveals Mechoulam’s early days as a child of the Holocaust, his immigration to Israel, and his career as the chief investigator into the chemistry and biology of the world’s most misunderstood plant.