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Marijuana and the Cannabinoids (Forensic Science and by Mahmoud A. ElSohly (Ed.), Mahmoud A. ElSohly

By Mahmoud A. ElSohly (Ed.), Mahmoud A. ElSohly

Marijuana and the Cannabinoids provides a compendium of study into the botany, chemistry, and pharmacology of hashish and the medicinal facets of the cannabinoids. whereas medicinal use of hashish sativa L. has been stated for over 5000 years, curiosity in its medicinal capability and controversy surrounding its illicit use have grown exponentially because the identity of the chemical constitution of the plant's lively constituent (D9-THC) in 1964. This quantity provides the findings of researchers at the leading edge of this rising and debatable box of analysis. bankruptcy 1 is an outline of hashish and traditional hashish drugs, whereas bankruptcy 2 specializes in the chemistry and research of phytocannabinoids and different hashish elements. bankruptcy three discusses the opportunity of chemical fingerprinting of hashish as a method for resource identity, and Chapters four and five define the chemistry and pharmacology of cannabinoids and marijuana smoke condensate. In bankruptcy 6, the endocannabinoid process and the healing capability of cannabinoids is gifted. bankruptcy 7 offers applied sciences, improvement recommendations, and multilevel purposes for immunoassays for the detection of hashish abuse. In bankruptcy eight, mass spectrometric equipment for the research of cannabinoids in physiological specimens are defined. Chapters 9-12 speak about a number of results and antagonistic results of lengthy marijuana use, together with clinical and well-being matters and riding impairments. Chapters thirteen and 14 learn postmortem issues and the results of cannabinoids on biopsychological, neuropsychiatric, and neurological approaches.

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