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Powerful new weed compound 30 times stronger than THC discovered in cannabis

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Inside this plant, a chemical could be lurking that's more potent than any of the other compounds we've found in marijuana
Scientists have found a new chemical in weed that could be more than 30 times stronger than THC - the herb's famous ‘active ingredient' that's esponsible for getting people stoned.
In a new report published in the respected journal Nature, researchers said they had isolated a substance which shares the ‘intoxicant activity of cannabis'. However, it is much more potent than THC.
Describing the ‘novel compound', the researchers wrote: ‘In the cannabinoid tetrad...
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