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NCJ Number: 119744 Find in a Library
Title: Variations of Tetrahydrocannabinol Content in Cannabis Plants to Distinguish the Fiber-Type from Drug-Type Plants.
Journal: Bulletin on Narcotics  Volume:37  Issue:5  Dated:special issue (October-December 1985)  Pages:61-65
Author(s): U Avico; R Pacifici; P Zuccaro
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 6
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Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: Characteristics of Italian-grown cannabis plants, both fiber-type and drug-type, are discussed with reference to their tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content and how genetic and environmental factors may affect THC level.
Abstract: Fiber type has only 0.4 percent THC while drug type has 5 to 10 percent. To avoid the diffusion of drug type, the Commission of European Communities reached an agreement in 1984 to regulate the import of plant and seeds based on THC content. 18 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Drug analysis
Index Term(s): Marijuana
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