American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A compound, C21H30O2, obtained from cannabis or made synthetically, that is the primary intoxicant in marijuana and hashish.
- organic chemistry tetrahydrocannabinol
- n. psychoactive substance present in marijuana
- t(etra)h(ydro)c(annabinol). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But as long as we're engineering ourselves to have chlorophyll, maybe we could add in THC, and sit around clipping our hair and toenails and smoking it.”
“Breeders are now making varieties that are lower in THC but higher in another cannabinoid called CBD, considered helpful in treating illness without the high.”
“THC is the engine of the high, but the other aromatic essential oils drive the nature of the intoxication and the palliative effects.”
“As the increase of THC is pumped into the bloodstream, there are no measurable tools to indicate the level of what might be considered an intoxicated level for marijuana, and any classification of such a level [one toke] could be considered illegal and on par with alcohol?”
“If the donor blood is rich in THC, cocaine, heroin, or other valuable blood byproducts, the entire volume of is extracted.”
“THC is the main active ingredient of Cannabis sativa – marijuana.”
“Delta-9-THC is highly lipid-soluble and has a half-life of five days, which means that it diffuses widely throughout the human body and remains there for quite some time: an occasional user can fail a urine test three days after smoking a single joint, and a heavy user may test positive after abstaining from marijuana for more than a month.”
“The rules limit the marijuana that can be sold in the state to three strains, none with more than 10 percent of the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, known as THC, which is primarily responsible for marijuana's psychoactive effects.”
“Each facility may grow three strains of the plant, none containing more than 10 percent of the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, known as THC, which is primarily responsible for marijuana's psychoactive effects.”
“I seriously feel that once you wrap your mind around what is happening in THC, everything goes exactly the way you’d expect.”
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