Medical Dictionary: Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol

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Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol: Another name for Marijuana.
Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (condition): Illicit depressant/hallucinogenic drug
Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (condition): Marijuana is a special form of cannabis made from the flowers or leaves of the cannabis plant. Cannabis is the general name of the illicit hallucinogenic drug including the subtypes of marijuana, hashish and hashish oil.

Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol: As a painkiller, marijuana or, by its Latin name, cannabis, continues to remain highly controversial. In the eyes of many individuals campaigning on its behalf, marijuana rightfully belongs with other pain remedies. In fact, for many years, it was sold under highly controlled conditions in cigarette form by the Federal government for just that purpose. 1

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