Quick Fact


Number of components in Cannabis

Of these natural components 66 have been classified as "cannabinoids;" chemicals unique to the plant. The most well known and researched of these, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC), is the substance primarily responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis.

Subclasses of Cannabinoids:

  • Cannabigerols (CBG)
  • Cannabichromenes (CBC)
  • Cannabidiols (CBD)
  • Tetrahydrocannabinols (THC)
  • Cannabidiols (CBD)
  • Cannabinol (CBN) and cannabinodiol (CBDL)
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