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Cannabichromene (CBC) -  A cannabinoid found in cannabis
Cannabidiol (CBD) -  The second most common cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant. It is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid with broad medical applications.
Cannabidiolic acid (CBD-a) -  The acidic form of CBD that is naturally produced by the cannabis plant
Cannabigerol (CBG) -  Non-psychoactive cannabinoid; used by the cannabis plant to produce THC and CBD
Cannabinoids -  Any of the chemical compounds that are active ingredients of cannabis. There are over 480 natural components found within the cannabis plant, of which 66 have been classified as "cannabinoids;" chemicals unique to the plant. Cannabinoids can be produced by humans and animals (endocannabinoids), plants (phytocannabinoids) and synthetically produced.
Cannabinol (CBN) -  Weakly psychoactive breakdown product of THC; not produced by the cannabis plant
Cannabis -  A drug which comes from the cannabis plant which also includes hemp. Cannabis can be smoked or eaten. Also called marijuana.
CB1 receptor -  A cannabinoid receptor primarily in the central nervous system
CB2 receptor -  A cannabinoid receptor primarily in the peripheral nervous system, peripheral tissues of the immune system and gastrointestinal tract; to a lesser degree in the central nervous system
Chemotype -  Plants that are practically indistinguishable from one another in appearance but are nevertheless unique in their composition and therefore are used to treat distinct diseases.
Chemovar -  A particular species of plants the chemical composition of which varies from the average because of different environmental growing conditions. Also called chemotype.
Cognitive -  The mental processes associated with learning such as thinking, memory, concentration, reasoning and judgement.
Compound -  A compound is a substance formed when two or more chemical elements are chemically bonded together.
Consumption -  Used, ingested or eaten (medication)
Contravention -  When someone does something that is not allowed by a law or rules.
Cultivar -  Is short for cultivated variety, and is defined as a plant that has been “created or selected intentionally and maintained through cultivation”.


Backs, M, 2014 The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana This Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, New York. (viewed March 2019) (viewed March 2019) (viewed March 2019)

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