nonpsychoactive

adjective
non·​psy·​cho·​ac·​tive | \ ˌnän-ˌsī-kō-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce nonpsychoactive (audio) \
variants: or non-psychoactive

Definition of nonpsychoactive

: not psychoactive : not producing an effect (such as changes in perception or behavior) on the mind or mental processes … a nonpsychoactive extract of marijuana that advocates say can prevent seizures.— Kira Peikoff … we prepared a non-psychoactive substance from cannabis, which showed a marked ocular hypotensive effect.— M. E. West

First Known Use of nonpsychoactive

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpsychoactive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonpsychoactive. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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nonpsychoactive

adjective
non·​psy·​cho·​ac·​tive | \ ˌnän-ˌsī-kō-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce nonpsychoactive (audio) \
variants: or non-psychoactive

Medical Definition of nonpsychoactive

: not psychoactive : not producing an effect (as changes in perception or behavior) on the mind or mental processes … a nonpsychoactive extract of marijuana that advocates say can prevent seizures.— Kira Peikoff

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