Close-up of flowering cannabis plant
Main short-term physical effects of cannabis
A joint prior to rolling, with a paper handmade filter on the left
Addiction experts in psychiatry, chemistry, pharmacology, forensic science, epidemiology, and the police and legal services engaged in delphic analysis regarding 20 popular recreational drugs. Cannabis was ranked 11th in dependence, 17th in physical harm, and 10th in social harm.
Types of cannabis
A macro cannabis bud
Present-day map of the Jirzankal Cemetery, site of the earliest evidence of cannabis smoking
Cannabis sativa from Vienna Dioscurides, c. 512 CE
Anti-Cannabis propaganda from 1935
Cannabis indica fluid extract, American Druggists Syndicate (pre-1937)
Process of making bhang in a Sikh village in Punjab, India. On the Hindu and Sikh festival of colors called Holi, it is a customary addition to some intoxicating drinks.
countries that have legalized medical use of cannabis
Example of a container and the recreational cannabis purchase in Canada.
Woman selling cannabis and bhang in Guwahati, Assam, India
Dried flower buds (marijuana)
A gram of kief
Hash oil
Infusion (dairy butter)

Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA, 2-COOH-THC; conjugate base tetrahydrocannabinolate) is a precursor of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), an active component of cannabis.

- Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid

The main psychoactive component of cannabis is THC, which is formed via decarboxylation of THCA from the application of heat.

- Cannabis (drug)
Close-up of flowering cannabis plant

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One form of hash oil

Hash oil

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Oleoresin obtained by the extraction of cannabis or hashish.

Oleoresin obtained by the extraction of cannabis or hashish.

One form of hash oil
Dabbing hash oil. The clear quartz bucket has been heated using a torch and the hash rosin placed within (seen melted as the small amber puddle). The glass cap (upper left of frame) is placed on top and creates a low pressure zone in the bucket, allowing the material to vaporize at a lower temperature than the ambient atmosphere. The vapor is then directed through a water pipe to further cool before inhalation.
Full extract oil in an oral syringe.
Hash oil produced using a hydrocarbon like butane in California, referred to as shatter, due to its very thick and glass-like consistency
Full spectrum hash rosin that has been placed in a jar for sale.
Hash oil being purged of excess butane which forms bubbles as the solvent evaporates
Butane honey oil

Cannabinoids: THC (~ 30%) and THCA (~ 60%).

Hash oil is produced by solvent extraction (maceration, infusion or percolation) of marijuana or hashish.

The bracts surrounding a cluster of Cannabis sativa flowers are coated with cannabinoid-laden trichomes


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The bracts surrounding a cluster of Cannabis sativa flowers are coated with cannabinoid-laden trichomes
Cannabis indica plant
Anandamide, an endogenous ligand of CB1 and CB2

Cannabinoids are compounds found in the cannabis plant or synthetic compounds that can interact with the endocannabinoid system. The most notable cannabinoid is the phytocannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (Delta-9-THC), the primary intoxicating compound in cannabis.

Next, CBGA is independently converted to either CBG, THCA, CBDA or CBCA by four separate synthase, FAD-dependent dehydrogenase enzymes.