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Any of various organic substances, such as THC, found in cannabis.
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(Chemistry) any of the narcotic chemical substances found in cannabin
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(kəˈnæb əˌnɔɪd, ˈkæn ə bə-)

any of the chemical compounds that are the active principles of marijuana.
[1965–70; cannabin a hemp derivative (see cannabis, -in1) + -oid]
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adj & n cannabinoide m; synthetic — cannabinoide sintético
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A synthetic cannabinoid, or spice (left), can be rolled and smoked like marijuana, but may be a riskier choice, sources: u.s.
When the patient was questioned again, it was learned that he used synthetic cannabinoid 'bonzai'.
An increase in alcohol addiction and drug abuse has led to younger users and to climbing death rates, the report said, especially with the rise in the use of the synthetic cannabinoid drug commonly known as bonzai.
Synthetic cannabinoid products are made of chemicals that are sprayed onto plant material.
Synthetic cannabinoid screens with expanded panels are currently the only diagnostic tool that can accurately detect the presence of a synthetic cannabinoid in suspect cases of intoxication.
Spice, K2, and other brands contain one or more synthetic cannabinoid compounds, which were originally developed by research chemists to facilitate study of cannabinoid receptor pharmacology.
With the software, the instrument can identify small amounts of synthetic cannabinoid on leaf material, typically the final form found before consumption.
In December of 2008 it was determined that these effects were not entirely the result of herbal components, but that synthetic cannabinoid derivatives comprised part of these mixtures and likely accounted for much of their psychoactive effects.
Synthetic cannabinoid is usually sprayed on herbal products and sold as incense (Castellanos et al., 2011; Forrester et al., 2011; Hammersley, 2010).
(11) Also scary: the overwhelming majority of synthetic cannabinoid users are age 12 to 17.
The cases, which occurred in six states and were unrelated in all but two incidents, underscore the importance of awareness on the part of health care providers about renal and other unexpected toxicities from the use of synthetic cannabinoid (SC) compounds, the CDC said in the Feb.

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