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    TetraHydroCannabinol

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    THC (Cannabis) Between 1840 and 1900, European and American medical journals published more than 100 articles on the therapeutic use of the drug known then as Cannabis indica (or Indian hemp) and now as marijuana. It was recommended as an appetite stimulant, muscle relaxant, analgesic, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant. As late as 1913 Sir William Osler recommended it as the most satisfactory remedy for migraine headaches . Today the 5000-year medical history of cannabis has been almost forgotten. Its

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    TetraHydroCannabinol

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    THC (TetraHydroCannabinol) is found in marijuana, a mixture of the dried flowering tops and leaves from the plant cannabis sativa. This chemical, THC, is responsible for the euphoric feeling associated with smoking marijuana. Marijuana contains over 400 different chemicals. THC belongs to a group of chemicals found in marijuana called cannibinoids. There are only 60 of these cannibinoids known at present, all of which can only be found in marijuana. THC is the main psychoactive cannabinoid in marijuana

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    THC and cancer- Tetrahydrocannabinol is believed to reduce side effects of chemotherapy like nausea and vomiting, in people with cancer. I also increase their appetite to eat. It does this by inhibiting cell cycle progression in cancer cells through Cdc2 directive. It keeps cells in G2-M phases of the cell cycle by down-regulation of Cdc2 (Caffarel et al., 2006:66). It causes an increase in ceramide synthesis which drives cell synthesis. To sum up this article, Tetrahydrocannabinol use in its pure

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    History of Marijuana

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    naturally occurring cannabinoids. The cannabinoids are lipophilic. Delta-8 and Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) have been found to produce most of the psychoactive effects of marijuana (Carter et al., 2003). Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol appears to be the most abundant cannabinoid and the main source of cannabis' impact. Cannabidiol is the second most predominantly active ingredient. It becomes Tetrahydrocannabinol as the cannabis plant matures and the T etrahydrocannabinol then breaks down into

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    Imagine having someone you know with a rare autistic genetic disorder that changes their behavior from being normal into self-inflicted rages in a second. This demeanor left one of Oregon family heartbroken and desperate to find a treatment for their son. 11-year-old Alex Echols suffers from tuberous sclerosis. Doctors say Alex’s disorder cause non-malignant tumors to grow in his organs, this led to autism, debilitating seizures and self-inflicted rage. To maintain Alex’s behavior, as the last resort

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    marijuana. On the other hand, alcohol has approximately 5,000 causalities per year. Before the research about the effects and benefits of marijuana, to give a quick description on how marijuana affects the body. When weed is smoked, THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol quickly passes from the lungs directly into the bloodstream. When in the bloodstream it is taken to the brain and other organs throughout the body. But it is absorbed more slowly when ate or drank. There are many things inside marijuana that

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    The Benefits of Medical Marijuana

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    According to a report put out by the British Police Foundation in March 2000, cannabis has been shown to produce less harmful effects than its other legal counterparts such as alcohol and tobacco. This kind of information calls into sharper focus the question on the minds of many as to why such a plant that is not only less harmful than legal drugs but has significant health benefits has remained illegal. People all over the world, continue to be tendered prescription medication, which in many

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    the plant family Cannabacae and has three types: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis (Baron 2015). Cannabis with higher levels of delta⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ⁹ -THC) and lower levels of cannabidiol (CBD) is referred to as marijuana, while another type of cannabis, “hemp,” has lower levels of delta⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ⁹ -THC), higher levels of cannabidiol (CBD), and no psychoactive affect (2015). Hemp has a prominent history of being in medicine from the Greeks to the Indians

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    ganja, green, wacky tabacky, Mary Jane, chronic, bud, and a million other names I couldn’t be bothered to google, is a combination of shredded stems, leaves, and other various parts of the Cannabis sativa plant that contain an ingredient called tetrahydrocannabinol, which is commonly referred to as THC. Now, when was this drug first made illegal? Cannabis has been known to be used for thousands of years, which may come as a surprise to some. Some sources state that the earliest “restriction” on marijuana

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    In 2006 a little girl named Charlotte was born healthy with her twin brother Chase. Three months later Charlotte had her first seizure and was rushed to the hospital and, despite the obvious problem, all her tests came up normal. As time went on the seizures got longer and worse; stopping her heart on some occasions and full body convulsions. After some time the doctors came up with the conclusion that she has Dravet Syndrome; a severe form of intractable epilepsy that cannot be treated by known

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