delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol, C21H30O2 (mol. wt. 314.46)
Primary chemical responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis.
Usually called THC; Sometimes called delta-1-THC
THC is distinctive (but not unique) among psychoactive drugs in that it is not an alkaloid.
|Boiling Point||392 F (200 C) @ 0.02 MMHG|
|Solubility||Nearly insoluble in water. Soluble in hydrophobic solvents such as butane.|
Taxa Containing delta-9-THC:
A beverage made from the plant material of Cannabis spp.
- Hash Oil
Oil, often extremely potent, extracted from the psychoactive parts of the cannabis plant by various means.
The flowering tops (buds) and occasionally leaves of the cannabis plant, commonly smoked.
Contacts and URLs:
- Marinol (homepage, more info)
Manufacturer's promotional webpage
- Sputnik Drug Information Zone (homepage, more info)
Historical snapshot of one of the original internet drug information resources.
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Modified 10/8/2000 17:37:44
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