Published Online: 1 April 1972
Page Count: 4
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
Chemistry Laboratory, U.S. Customs Service, Baltimore, Md.
(Received 22 November 1971; accepted 10 December 1971)
Red oil extract of cannabis traditionally is obtained from the ethanol extractable constituents of hemp. That portion of the ethanol-extracted material which remains after steam distillation and aqueous washing is distilled under vacuum and constitutes crude red oil, an item of illegal commerce.
Paper ID: JFS10682J