Archive | August, 2003

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cannabinoids.

2003;42(4):327-60. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cannabinoids. Grotenhermen F1. Author information Abstract Delta(9)-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main source of the pharmacological effects caused by the consumption of cannabis, both the marijuana-like action and the medicinal benefits of the plant. However, its acid metabolite THC-COOH, the non-psychotropic cannabidiol (CBD), several cannabinoid analogues and newly discovered modulators of the endogenous cannabinoid system are […]

Established and potential therapeutic applications of cannabinoids in oncology.

2003 Mar;11(3):137-43. Epub 2002 Aug 21. Established and potential therapeutic applications of cannabinoids in oncology. Walsh D1, Nelson KA, Mahmoud FA. Author information Abstract Cannabis occurs naturally in the dried flowering or fruiting tops of the Cannabis sativa plant. Cannabis is most often consumed by smoking marihuana. Cannabinoids are the active compounds extracted from cannabis. Recently, there […]