Cannabinoids (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology) by Roger G. Pertwee
Springer; 2005 edition | March 21, 2005 | English | ISBN: 354022565X | 754 pages | PDF | 10 MB
Less than 20 years ago the ?eld of cannabis and the cannabinoids was still c- sidered a minor, somewhat quaint, area of research. A few groups were active in the ?eld, but it was already being viewed as stagnating. The chemistry of cannabis 9 9 was well known, ? -tetrahydrocannabinol (? -THC), identi?ed in 1964, being the only major psychoactive constituent and cannabidiol, which is not psychoactive, possibly contributing to some of the effects.