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Neuroscientists Discover Previously Unknown Function of 'Marijuana Receptor'

The Science Explorer - ‎1 hour ago‎
The ECS also includes the CB1 receptor, which is influenced by the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The CB2 receptor is already known to play an important role in the immune system of animals, where its function is ...

My old Kentucky home: the 'Silicon Valley' of hemp

College Heights Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
While the plant is of the same cannabis sativa species as marijuana, hemp plants have very little tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is the chemical that produces a high.
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Medical Marijuana Mainstream Acceptance On The Rise? Walgreens Blog Post Suggests So

The Inquisitr - ‎14 hours ago‎
Walgreens has become one of the first major corporations from the health industry to release official comments on the benefits of medical marijuana.
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Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons

Daily Mail - ‎May 1, 2016‎
... derived from the cannabis plant-like resin or the more potent "skunk weed", the synthetic version is a chemical compound cooked up in clandestine laboratories that brings on similar effects of the naturally occurring, psychoactive ...

Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Becoming Rising Health Concern for Children

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Of the children who were identified as having been exposed to marijuana smokers, urine samples showed traces of a metabolite of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component of marijuana, in 16% of them. The results also showed that more of ...

Minerco to Launch CB Squeeze from The Herbal Collection™

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound in hemp that has shown to offer beneficial medical effects to the body without the psychoactive effects associated with Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Scientific and clinical research, much of it sponsored by the US ...

Breathalyzer invented to detect marijuana use

Digital Journal - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The device is calibrated to detect levels of tetrahydrocannabinol in the breath. Tetrahydrocannabinol is the psychoactive component of cannabis, and it functions by stimulating the body in an enhanced way to the natural cannabinoids that make up the ...

Bill allowing children to be prescribed medical marijuana awaits Malloy's signature - ‎17 hours ago‎
Medical marijuana for children would be in formulations high in cannabidiol, or CBD, the therapeutic ingredient in marijuana, but low in tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the substance that produces the “high,” Zrenda said. “Our big hurdle is going to with ...

On high alert over driving laws: Alberta police face challenges ahead of marijuana legalization

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Colorado law currently sets a limit of five nanograms of active tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the chemical that makes marijuana users feel high - in a person's blood.

One in six children hospitalized for lung inflammation positive for marijuana exposure

Science Daily - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Of the children who were identified as having been exposed to marijuana smokers, urine samples showed traces of a metabolite of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component of marijuana, in 16 percent of them. The results also showed that ...

Wellness Tourism on fast track says Bartlett

Go Jamaica (press release) - ‎14 hours ago‎
It will provide an opportunity for creativity as entrepreneurs initiate new experiences such as wellness spas and its incorporation of cannabis oils into massages and aromatherapy, rich in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), and cannabinol ...

Burnout: The rise and fall of a pot club

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - ‎May 1, 2016‎
THC is short for tetrahydrocannabinol, the active ingredient in marijuana. “We kind of spitballed for names until we found one that worked,” Megan Mooers said.

MGC Pharma picks up European cannabis license with acquisition

Business News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Cannabis contains two main ingredients that are of use to the medical community, cannabinoid or CBD and Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. THC is the psychoactive constituent in marijuana that is sought after by recreational users. MGC Pharma's research is ...

Leamington production facility could bring jobs to Essex, Chatham-Kent

Chatham This Week - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Landschoot oversees a process that evaluates potency of two important chemicals in cannabis: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD).

Nobody Knows How High You Are Right Now—It's Really Hard to Measure

WIRED - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
... phytochemically complex plant on the planet,” says Jeremy Plumb, chemist and owner of Portland-based Newcleus Nursery and the dispensary Farma.

Medical marijuana dispensary now open in Plymouth

Laconia Citizen - ‎May 1, 2016‎
THC stands for tetrahydrocannabinol, and is the primary psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. “Everyone has been very pleased leaving here,” said Sidman.

Grandfield man charged with dealing drugs

Altus Times - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical responsible for most of marijuana's psychological effects. It acts much like the cannabinoid chemicals made naturally by the body, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Hawaii Asks: How Stoned is Too Stoned to Drive?

MERRY JANE - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, "...drivers with five nanograms of active tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in their whole blood can be prosecuted for driving under the influence (DUI). However, no matter the level of THC, law ...
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State troopers allegedly find marijuana and marijuana wax from Anderson couple's home

WTTV CBS4Indy - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A search warrant was later obtained and executed around 12:30 p.m. Troopers allegedly found marijuana and a laboratory to extract tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from raw marijuana, which is called marijuana wax. Marijuana wax is made with a makeshift ...

What Is THCV And How Is It Different From THC?

The Weed Blog (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Historically tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was obviously the most well known cannabinoid, but cannabidiol (CBD) has been surging in popularity and relevance.