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Examples from the Web for thc
A more precise association of THC levels and degrees of impairment are not yet available.Congress Harshes Stoned Drivers’ Mellow
July 31, 2014
Basically any quality of weed will do, since the extraction of THC is the point and not the flavor or loftiness of effect.This Is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs
July 28, 2014
A 1975 article in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that THC is an effective anti-nausea therapy.The Chronic Chronicles: A History of Pot
July 6, 2014
When the liver metabolizes delta-9 THC to 11-hydroxy THC, users feel the “combined effect of the two.”Smoke vs. Snack: Why Edible Marijuana Is Stronger Than Smoking
June 13, 2014
In other words, researchers were able to prove that THC should, technically, impair driving, but not that it does.The Truth About Driving While Stoned
June 12, 2014
- tetrahydrocannabidinol: the active ingredient in cannabis, giving it its narcotic and psychoactive effects
Word Origin and History for thc
active ingredient in marijuana and hashish, 1968, short for tetrahydrocannabinol (1940).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Tetrahydrocannabinol; a compound that is obtained from cannabis or is made synthetically; it is the primary intoxicant in marijuana and hashish.
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