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USDEA Schedule I; regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Not psychoactive in humans.

Other Notes

Major component of marijuana from C. sativa


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Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Repr. 2


11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Stephen D Skaper et al.
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 367(1607), 3193-3200 (2012-10-31)
The psychoactive component of the cannabis resin and flowers, delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), was first isolated in 1964, and at least 70 other structurally related 'phytocannabinoid' compounds have since been identified. The serendipitous identification of a G-protein-coupled cannabinoid receptor at which THC...
Amir Englund et al.
Journal of psychopharmacology (Oxford, England), 27(1), 19-27 (2012-10-09)
Community-based studies suggest that cannabis products that are high in Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) but low in cannabidiol (CBD) are particularly hazardous for mental health. Laboratory-based studies are ideal for clarifying this issue because THC and CBD can be administered in pure...
Marcos Hortes N Chagas et al.
Journal of psychopharmacology (Oxford, England), 27(3), 312-316 (2013-01-25)
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the main components of Cannabis sativa and has a wide spectrum of action, including effects in the sleep-wake cycle. The objective of this paper is to assess the effects on sleep of acute systemic administration...
Serena Deiana
Drug testing and analysis, 5(1), 46-51 (2012-10-31)
The medical properties of cannabis have been known for many centuries; its first documented use dates back to 2800 BC when it was described for its hallucinogenic and pain-relieving properties. In the first half of the twentieth century, a number...
Celia Oreja-Guevara
Revista de neurologia, 55(7), 421-430 (2012-09-27)
Spasticity remains a prevalent symptom in multiple sclerosis, with a significant associated disability and quality of life impairment. A significant improvement in therapy aimed at reducing multiple sclerosis relapses and modifying its course has been achieved in recent years. Both...

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