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Chemical Components and Some Issues With Research

+ Psychoactive components
THC = tetrahydrocannabinol

+ Non-psychoactive components (cannabinoids)
CBD= cannabidiol
CBDA= cannabidiolic acid
CBG= cannabigerol
CBC= cannabichromene
THCA=Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid
THCV = Δ9-tetrahydrocannabivarin… 795 more words


Marijuana Prohibition and How it Hurts the US Economy



Cannabis is derived from the cannabis plant. The main active ingredient in cannabis is called delta-9 tetrahydro-cannabinol, commonly known as THC. This is the part of the plant that gives the “high.” There is a wide range of THC potency between cannabis products. 461 more words


Marijuana's Active Ingredients May Have Power To Kill Aggressive Brain Cancer

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Marijuana’s active ingredients have the power to kill a certain type of aggressive brain cancer, according to a new study. 204 more words


20 Medical Studies That Show Cannabis Can Be A Potential Cure Cancer

Below are 20 medical studies that suggest cannabis can be an effective treatment and possible cure for cancer. This is a good starting point for the push for further human clinical trials. 1,009 more words

Breast Cancer

Cannabis Eases Suffering Caused by Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome of unknown etiology (though trauma and nerve damage are widely believed to be the cause) that results in chronic pain – and studies show that cannabis can help ease the suffering. 641 more words


High Hopes? Or Smoke And Mirrors? Marijuana 105, Marijuana Pharmacodynamics

By Robert G. Bell

As we discussed in Marijuana 103, Cannabinoid Receptors, marijuana and its associated cannabinoids exert their effect by interaction with specific endogenous cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2. 502 more words

Current Perspectives