Tetrahydrocannabinol
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), or more precisely its main isomer (−)-trans-Δ-tetrahydrocannabinol ( (6aR,10aR)-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), is the principal psychoactive constituent (or cannabino...
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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.
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...
California Acts To Regulate Pot Industry
California took a big step Friday toward regulating its legalized pot industry. Gov. Gerry Brown signed three bills that create a new state agency and develop guidelines for licensing, producing and t...
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...
The US Finally Admits Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells
A group of federal researchers commissioned by the government to prove that cannabis has “no accepted medical use” may have unwittingly let information slip through the cracks, revealing how cannabis ...
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...
California Acts To Regulate Pot Industry
California took a big step Friday toward regulating its legalized pot industry. Gov. Gerry Brown signed three bills that create a new state agency and develop guidelines for licensing, producing and t...
Medical cannabis in the United States
Some Indian reservations and cities have laws that are different from the states. As of June 2014, 23 states have legalized cannabis for medical use with three states pending legislation.In the Un...
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Cannabigerol
Cannabigerol (CBG) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the Cannabis genus of plants. Cannabigerol is found in higher concentrations in hemp rather than in varieties of Cannabis cultivated for h...
Caryophyllene
Caryophyllene /ˌkæri.ɵfɪˈliːn/, or (−)-β-caryophyllene, is a natural bicyclic sesquiterpene that is a constituent of many essential oils, especially clove oil, the oil from the stems and flowers...
Cannabinol
Cannabinol (CBN) is a weak psychoactive cannabinoid found only in trace amounts in Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica. It is mostly a metabolite of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). CBN acts as a weak agon...
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Cannabidiol
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of at least 85 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant's extract. CBD is considered to have a wider s...
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Olivetol
Olivetol, also known as 5-pentylresorcinol or 5-pentyl-1,3-benzenediol, is an organic compound found in certain species of lichen; it is also a precursor in various syntheses of tetrahydrocannabinol.<...
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Legal and medical status of cannabis
Cannabis is in Schedule IV of the 1961 international treaty the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, making it subject to special restrictions. Article 2 provides for the following, in reference ...
Legal and medical status of cannabis - Wikipedia