Cannabinoids are the most widely known constituents of cannabis, due primarily to the psychotropic activity of 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). 66 Cannabinoids have been identified in cannabis.
Cannabinoid receptors, found in the human body, are cell membrane receptors involved in many physiological processes including pain-sensation, appetite, mood and memory.
140 Terpenoids have been identified in cannabis and are believed to be an important part of the medicinal therapeutic properties; they are known to have anti-inflammatory and antibiotic activity.
As of 2017, 28 states in the United States and the District of Columbia have medicinal cannabis laws, 8 states have laws for adult use.
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