60. Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) and Synthetic Cannabinoids

  1. Donald G. Barceloux1,2,3,4

Published Online: 2 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118105955.ch60

Medical Toxicology of Drug Abuse: Synthesized Chemicals and Psychoactive Plants

Medical Toxicology of Drug Abuse: Synthesized Chemicals and Psychoactive Plants

How to Cite

Barceloux, D. G. (2012) Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) and Synthetic Cannabinoids, in Medical Toxicology of Drug Abuse: Synthesized Chemicals and Psychoactive Plants, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118105955.ch60

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, USA

  2. 2

    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, USA

  3. 3

    CEP America Emeryville, California, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Pomona, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471727606

Online ISBN: 9781118105955

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Keywords:

  • marijuana, psychotomimetic or therapeutic;
  • synthetic cannabinoids, and anxiety, disorientation;
  • THC carboxylic acid decarboxylation and Δ9-THC

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Botantical Description

  • Identifying Characteristics

  • Exposure

  • Dose Effect

  • Toxicokinetics

  • Histopathology and Pathophysiology

  • Clinical Response

  • Diagnostic Testing

  • Treatment

  • References