Hemp . 13-16 September 2000 , Wolfsburg , Germany Advantages of polypharmaceutical herbal Cannabis compared to single-ingredient , synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol

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  title={Hemp . 13-16 September 2000 , Wolfsburg , Germany Advantages of polypharmaceutical herbal Cannabis compared to single-ingredient , synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol},
  author={John M. McPartland},
  year={2000}
}
Introduction In the United States, marijuana (Cannabis sativa, possibly also Cannabis indica and Cannabis afghanica) is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a prohibited Schedule I drug ("no currently accepted medical use"). As a substitute for marijuana, the DEA approved dronabinol (Marinol®). Dronabinol is synthetic delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (∆-THC). It is formulated in a capsule, designed for oral administration. Because ∆-THC is the primary psychoactive ingredient… CONTINUE READING

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