A more precise association of THC levels and degrees of impairment are not yet available.
While originating from cannabis sativa, like pot, it contains only a negligible amount of THC (the psychedelic chemical in weed).
The study illustrates how THC works by targeting so-called “CB2” receptors in the brain.
THC and cannabidiol both induce apoptosis in leukemic cell lines.
When the liver metabolizes delta-9 THC to 11-hydroxy THC, users feel the “combined effect of the two.”
JWH-018 appears to excite the same CB1 and CB2 receptors that THC does.
In other words, researchers were able to prove that THC should, technically, impair driving, but not that it does.
The results showed that while THC and alcohol combined impaired driving, THC had only a negligible effect on driving.
A 1975 article in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that THC is an effective anti-nausea therapy.
Others make hash, hash oil, and specialty bud with more than 25 percent THC.
active ingredient in marijuana and hashish, 1968, short for tetrahydrocannabinol (1940).
Tetrahydrocannabinol; a compound that is obtained from cannabis or is made synthetically; it is the primary intoxicant in marijuana and hashish.