tetrahydrocannabinol


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tetrahydrocannabinol

[¦te·trə¦hī·drə·kə′nab·ə‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C21H30O2 Any member of a group of isomers that are active components of marijuana. Abbreviated THC.
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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.
0014% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as reported by Jim Hightower in "High On Hemp" (September/October 2004), that can be expressed as: 0.
The drug's effects on the brain are caused by the main active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol, or --.
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).
Thus, the Member States must establish a maximum surface area eligible for per hectare aid in order to be able to verify the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content on at least 30% of the surface area subject to request for subsidy.
On Monday a separate team of Spanish scientists showed that the same active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol, destroys malignant brain tumours in laboratory rats.
According to the DEA, hemp is marijuana and thus illegal, regardless of the fact that hemp contains less than 1% of the psychoactive ingredient, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
Now researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine are a step closer to understanding how the drug's active ingredients -- tetrahydrocannabinol and related compounds, called cannabinoids -- may exert their effects.
He tested positive for painkillers hydrocodone and hydromorphone, anxiety drug alprazolam, sleep pill zolpidem and tetrahydrocannabinol - or THC the chemical in cannabis that gives a euphoric high.
And two of these numbers were also found positive for tetrahydrocannabinol,' the report stated.