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The Unpredictable Nature of Today's Synthetic Drugs

Live Science - ‎1 hour ago‎
For example, recently, the most common substances found in the drugs have been synthetic chemicals that are similar to the active ingredient in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Thomas said. THC is a complex molecule, and it's very easy to make ...
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Cannabis use alters DNA to increase disease risk, study says

Medical News Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
They found that the chemical properties of cannabis - including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient of the drug - interact with and alter users' DNA, which can lead to gene mutations that increase the risk of disease.

This cannabis-infused vodka tastes more like gin (and it won't get you high)

Mother Nature Network (blog) - ‎43 minutes ago‎
THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the mind-altering ingredient in a cannabis plant that produces a high. Humboldt Distillery in California decided to use this newly legal crop and turn it into vodka.

Measuring marijuana's influence on driving ability proves difficult - ‎May 24, 2016‎
While law enforcement officials can measure a motorist's alcohol consumption with a breath test, a reliable standard test for measuring tetrahydrocannabinol, the main chemical in marijuana, also known as THC, does not exist. There is also little ...

Effects of Cannabis on Alzheimer's Disease investigated in mice

Pravda - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The major psychoactive ingredient of marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) acts on two receptors, "CB1" and "CB2", located in the brain, which are distinguished as "bad police and good police.

Cannabis legalisation: Colorado to use cannabis tax to help the homeless

International Business Times AU - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Chef Christopher Sayegh holds some marijuana buds and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol) oils as he poses in his kitchen in Los Angeles, U.S.

That Marketing Solution Inc (OTCBB:TSTS) Comes Back to LIfe

MicroCap Daily - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The current market for CBD as a dietary supplement is based on industrial hemp, not marijuana, because marijuana also contains significant amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a phytocannabinoid that is psychoactive and capable of making a person ...

Visiting Vet: Hemp oil

Martha's Vineyard Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The compounds most widely studied are called cannabinoids, including tetrahydrocannabinol (commonly known as THC), and cannabidiol (CBD).

Artisanal marijuana crabcakes: Is this the future of getting high?

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Today, serious chefs are tinkering with the science of getting high, taking it into more rarefied culinary territory. To the extent permissible by law, of course.
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Hemp production pilot program has farmers waiting for licenses, green light from state

West Hawaii Today - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The inspections would be to assure that none of the crops exceed 0.3 percent THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, the primary psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.

Cutting-edge findings in cannabis research

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
In his article, Raphael Mechoulam, a highly respected pioneer in the field of cannabis research, provides an overview of research projects and clinical trials undertaken recently at Israeli universities and hospitals on the effects of ...

What to know about your teen and marijuana

ABC Action News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
One study found the higher the dose of tetrahydrocannabinol - commonly called THC, the main ingredient in a marijuana plant - the greater the impairment.

Trial delayed for man accused of having sex with teen

Redding Record Searchlight - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In addition to having sex, the girl said Elmendorf provided her with what she believed was cocaine. A toxicology report found that the teen had amphetamine, methamphetamine and tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly known as THC, the principal psychoactive ...

Three month suspension for drug driving

Forbes Advocate - ‎May 19, 2016‎
She was arrested and taken to RBT bus 2 for a secondary test, which returned a positive reading to cannabis. A sample was sent off for analysis which also returned as positive to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. In relation to the taking of drugs, the ...
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What counts as 'medical marijuana' varies from state to state – and that's a problem

The Conversation US - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Marijuana consists of several hundred chemical components, but the most well known is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which causes marijuana's “high.

This “Smokin” Car Is Made From Hemp

The Alternative Daily (blog) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Hemp does contain some tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active psychoactive compound in cannabis, but the percentage is too low to get you high, says the North American Industrial Hemp Council.

Pot breathalyzer quest ramps up as legalization looms - ‎May 22, 2016‎
But tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), those barely pronounceable molecules that are released during the partial combustion of cannabis, are more complicated.

Editorial, 5/23: A stupefying inconsistency

Lincoln Journal Star - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The hemp seeds can contain no more than 0.3 percent of tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical in marijuana that gets people high.

This is what smoking cannabis does to your body and why the drug gives you the 'munchies' - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Cannabis is the most popular illegal drug in the UK but many people have no idea what it does to their bodies. What exactly does the class B drug does to your brain, heart and internal organs?

New Broker Ratings For Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ZYNE)

FTSE News - ‎10 hours ago‎
ZYN002 is being developed as a clear that is designed to provide controlled drug delivery with once- or twice-daily dosing. ZYN001 is a pro-drug of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that enables transdermal delivery through a patch. The Company intends to ...