Effects of cannabis
The primary effects of cannabis are caused by the chemical compounds in the plant, including cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is only one of about 400 different cannabinoids. Can...
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Evidence Of THC Found In Colorado Town's Water Supply
Marijuana sales are not allowed in Hugo, Colorado, yet somehow evidence of THC has shown up in its water supply.
Study Points To Cannabis’ Effect On Emotion Processing
A new study suggests that cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions. The complex biochemistry of cannabis and how it affects the brain is on...
Marijuana In Space – NASA Discovers THC On Meteorite Fragment
The team of researchers who analyzed hundreds of meteorite fragments in search of microbacterial data found the presence of Tetrahydrocannabinol in trace amounts, the principal psychoactive constituen...
New Brain Effects Behind 'Runner's High'
The sensation may not just be about endorphins. A new study points to the same system of the brain involved in a marijuana buzz. After a nice long bout of aerobic exercise, some people experience what...
Scientists Brew Cannabis Chemical THC For Better Drugs For Cancer Sufferers
Researchers from Dortmund, Germany have discovered a way to genetically engineer yeast to produce both THC and cannabidiol. THC is the primary psychoactive chemical in cannabis. Yeast is a tiny bacter...
THC in Medical Marijuana Helps Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS
A group of researchers from Louisiana State University published a study last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses which suggests that cannabis/marijuana can help stop the progress...
Research Shows That Any Dose Of Alcohol Combined With Cannabis Significantly Increases Levels Of THC In The Blood
Cannabis plus alcohol is one of the most frequently detected drug combinations in car accidents, yet the interaction of these two compounds is still poorly understood. A study appearing online today i...
Marijuana and your health: What 20 years of research reveals
People who drive under the influence of marijuana double their risk of being in a car crash, and about one in 10 daily marijuana users becomes dependent on the drug, according to a new review. Marijua...
Tetrahydrocannabinol
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), or more precisely its main isomer (−)-trans-Δ-tetrahydrocannabinol ( (6aR,10aR)-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), is the principal psychoactive constituent (or cannabino...
Tetrahydrocannabinol - Wikipedia
Long-term effects of cannabis
The long term effects of cannabis have been the subject of ongoing debate. Because cannabis is illegal in most countries, research presents a challenge; as such, there remains much to be concluded. St...
Long-term effects of cannabis - Wikipedia
Evidence Of THC Found In Colorado Town's Water Supply
Marijuana sales are not allowed in Hugo, Colorado, yet somehow evidence of THC has shown up in its water supply.
Correlation does not imply causation
Correlation does not imply causation is a phrase used in science and statistics to emphasize that a correlation between two variables does not necessarily imply that one causes the other. Many statis...
Gateway drug theory
The gateway drug theory (also called gateway theory, gateway hypothesis and gateway effect) states that the use of less deleterious drugs can lead to a future risk of using more dangerous hard drugs o...
Cannabis withdrawal
The primary effects of cannabis are caused by the chemical compounds in the plant, including cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is only one of about 400 different cannabinoids. Can...
Cannabis withdrawal - Wikipedia
Cannabis dependence
Cannabis dependence or cannabis use disorder is defined in the fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as a condition requiring treatment.Cannabis is one of...
Medical marijuana
Medical cannabis (or medical marijuana) refers to the use of cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), as medical therapy to treat disease or...