The amazing thing is what biology can do. There are some chemicals that cannot be realistically produced in a chemistry lab, yet are easily found in biological organisms. Enzymes are truly amazing molecules.
Are they ever! I noticed the effects pretty rapidly of drinking kombucha. Even better when eating “Living Lettuce”, which is sold with the roots intact. Plus, you can plant them when you’re finished and continue to enjoy.
Copying the genes for cannabinoids and inserting them into yeast cells next too powerful promoters can be a useful technique for large scale production of individual cannabinoids for study. That would be a great grant proposal but due to federal laws would never get funded.