tetrahydrocannabinol


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psychoactive substance present in marijuana

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Then they were randomly assigned to two experimental groups: 10 patients privileged with combinational exercises (stretching and aerobic) and 10 patients consuming the additive tetrahydrocannabinol.
With the patient's history of polysubstance abuse and his positive urine toxicology screen for benzodiazepines and tetrahydrocannabinol, it cannot be concluded that his metabolic injury was the consequence of 2C-E alone.
0014% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as reported by Jim Hightower in "High On Hemp" (September/October 2004), that can be expressed as: 0.
It never harmed me," they say, ignoring the fact that today's cannabis contains up to 25 times as much tetrahydrocannabinol as the spliffs they smoked in their youth in the 1960s and 1970s.
THC: tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active ingredient in marijuana
Also, if an inmate being tested has recently smoked, say, a marijuana joint, saliva concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol will likely be elevated.
Each patient will be randomly assigned to one of four oral pain relieving treatments containing either standardised cannabis extract tetrahydrocannabinol - an active ingredient in cannabis- a standard pain relieving drug, or a placebo.
Dronabinol: A synthetic version of tetrahydrocannabinol (Marinol), currently used as an appetite stimulant in cancer and AIDS patients, dronabinol is being tested to see whether it helps reduce agitation and improve weight gain among Alzheimer's patients.
A distant cousin to its more maligned relative, marijuana, hemp has very little tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the chemical that gives pot its kick).
Advocates of hemp say the difference between marijuana and industrial hemp -- although they are essentially the same plant -- lies in the psychoactive ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which produces a drug high.
On Monday a separate team of Spanish scientists showed that the same active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol, destroys malignant brain tumours in laboratory rats.
Hemp contains less than I percent of the hallucinogenic chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, while marijuana contains up to 20 percent THC.
Both marijuana and hemp come from the same cannabis plant, but they are of different varieties; only marijuana contains enough of the psychoactive substance tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to give users a "high.
In December 2011, UK biotechnology company GW Pharmaceuticals secured approval from the Swedish Medical Products Agency (MPA) for its oromucosal spray Sativex (delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol).
Within the framework of the agreement, One World Cannabis will initiate pre-clinical and clinical studies to explore the effect of several combinations of cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) onfibromyalgia , to offer patients a novel approach to the issue of chronic pain management.