Thursday, November 13, 2014



THC or tetrahydrocannabinol is the primary ingredient 

in marijuana responsible for the high.

But getting high is not all that it’s good for. THC also has a wide range of medical benefits, and is commonly reported to relieve pain, nausea, and depression, among many other things.
Scientific research on THC began decades ago in Israel, and has since spread to many countries across the globe. Yet its status as an illegal drug has made information about this cannabis compound hard to come by.

Here are six facts about THC that have started to make their way into the spotlight:
 1. THC was discovered in 1964.
 2. THC is one of more than 60 active ingredients in cannabis.
 3. THC is used in FDA-approved pharmaceuticals.
 4. THC can protect brain cells and stimulate their growth.
 5. Chemicals like THC are found in the body.
 6. THC doesn’t always come with a high.

Read more on all six facts
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