In 1986, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main effective constituent of cannabis, was licensed as an anti-emetic drug in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. In addition, in clinical studies, THC has shown significant stimulation of appetite and an increase in body weight in HIV-positive and cancer patients.
The government of Ecuador has set the maximum Delta 9 THC level for industrial hemp at a full 1%, following the lead of Uruguay, Switzerland, and Australia.
Tainted vape cartridges have yet again claimed another victim. A middle-aged man from Oregon has died from a mysterious lung condition after vaping THC oil that he’d bought from a dispensary.