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The Cannabis sativa L plant produces over 120 phytocannabinoids.1 Which of the following contribute to the euphoric effect that is commonly associated with cannabis?

Correct!

Activation of the CB1 receptor by THC is associated with the high that is commonly associated with cannabis.1 CBDV and CBG do not display significant affinity for the CB1 receptor and so are not believed to contribute to this effect1

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References

  1. Morales et al. Prog Chem Org Nat Prod 2017;103:103–31

Incorrect!

Activation of the CB1 receptor by THC is associated with the high that is commonly associated with cannabis.1 CBDV and CBG do not display significant affinity for the CB1 receptor and so are not believed to contribute to this effect1

Learn more – visit our How do cannabinoids work? infographic

References

  1. Morales et al. Prog Chem Org Nat Prod 2017;103:103–31