Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A nonpsychoactive chemical constituent of cannabis, C21H26O2, from which THC forms.

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  • n. A psychoactive cannabinoid found in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is an oxidation product of (THC).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless resinous and very poisonous compound, C21H26O2, found in Indian hemp (Cannabis Indica).

Etymologies

cannabin + -ol1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Diane Shuler had a high level of THC, tetra hydra -- tetra hydro cannabinol in her blood.

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  • Diane Schuler had a high level of THC, tetra hydro -- tetra hydro cannabinol, in her blood.

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  • A multidisciplinary international team demonstrated through botanical examination, phytochemical investigation, and genetic deoxyribonucleic acid analysis by polymerase chain reaction that this material contained tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive component of cannabis, its oxidative degradation product, cannabinol, other metabolites, and its synthetic enzyme, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid synthase, as well as a novel genetic variant with two single nucleotide polymorphisms.

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  • Determination of delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol and cannabinol in Xinjiang

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  • And high is an apt description, the shape of the thing having been compared to metre-long metal doobie, or spliff, or reefer, or whatever such a combustible cannabinol delivery device is called these days.

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  • Big 2WackGo wants their stooge the US government and military to let our shores be flooded with smack (or, in the 80's, crack) if "that's what it takes" to make sure children in this country can't experiment freely with cannabinol instead of nicotine.

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  • But the main recorded chemicals are the delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) compounds vs cannabiods (cannabinol).

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  • Yes, the effects of a lot of THC concentrated are different than smoking the plant, but smoking skunk and taking straight THC are also dramatically different. but probably the THC / cannabinol is higher

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  • It's found in skunk, too, but probably the THC / cannabinol is higher than in schwag, which is often pressed, causing the THC to further break down as it becomes exposed to oxygen and heat.

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  • Primarily, cannabinol is what causes sleepiness, and is a product of THC oxidation.

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