Informative Speech On Thc Research Paper

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It’s no secret that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) gets you high.
But, how much more do you actually know about THC? The science behind marijuana really exploded in the mid 1960s when THC was identified as marijuana’s main ingredient. Yet, we’ve still been kept pretty much in the dark when it comes to the basic facts about THC.
1. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana

Cannabis contains over 480 natural compounds, of which 66 are labeled as cannabinoids. The most recognized cannabinoid is THC — the chemical that gets you high. Because of its psychoactive effect, THC is often referred to as the active ingredient in marijuana.
But that doesn’t mean the other cannabinoids aren’t active. They are, but in different ways. While they do share the
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