Definition of psychoactive
: affecting the mind or behavior psychoactive drugs
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Nemus is testing its product—a synthetic version of the non-psychoactive CBD compound found in cannabis—on rats with chronic pain and expects to report data later this year.
The cannabis plant contains dozens of other psychoactive chemicals, some of which are known to produce anxiety-lessening effects on their own.
The vaccine causes antibodies to quickly mobilize and sequester heroin and its psychoactive products in rhesus monkeys.
Murphy said that hemp’s immediate growth potential revolves around cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive cannabis compound that is currently being researched as a potential treatment for a wide spectrum of ailments.
THC — the psychoactive chemical in marijuana — was also found in his system.
This one is the more interesting, as an American woman facing a frightening medical diagnosis visits a Peruvian clinic of sorts where the treatments involve liberal doses of psychoactive brew and transcendent song.
According to Emma, the candy was FlavRx Pink Lemonade Belts and each piece was infused THC, the chemical that causes marijuana’s psychoactive effects.
Goodlife will allow the sale of cannibidol and hemp, both of which lack THC’s psychoactive punch.
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Medical Definition of psychoactive
: affecting the mind or behavior psychoactive drugs THC is the principal psychoactive ingredient in marijuana
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