Published Online: 1 July 1985
Page Count: 17
Chief toxicologist, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and professor, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Graduate student, Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, School of Pharmacy, and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
(Received 17 September 1984; accepted 19 October 1984)
A selective introductory review of the Cannabis literature is presented. Subjects reviewed include the relative psychoactivities of Cannabis constituents, the disposition and distribution of THC and its metabolites, the relative psychoactivities of THC metabolites, and the use of cannabinoid concentrations in physiological fluids in interpretations of the significance of Cannabis-induced effects. The pharmacology of cannabinoids in humans is emphasized.
Paper ID: JFS10998J