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What does THC stand for?

THC stands for Tetrahydrocannabinol (psychoactive compound in marijuana)

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The Dutch government on Friday announced it would ban coffee shops from selling "strong" cannabis whose active chemical ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC last year had a THC concentration above 15 percent, according to told AFP.
The products are labeled as "incense," but they are plant material coated with chemicals that mimic tetrahydrocannabinol, the active ingredient in marijuana, the DEA said in its announcement.
Pat Downing said one of the home's residents was trying to extract tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, from marijuana.
The Triage TOX Drug Screen detects several illicit and prescription drugs including amphetamines/methamphetamines, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine, tetrahydrocannabinol, acetaminophen, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methadone, propoxyphene, and tricyclic antidepressants.
An ingredient called THC, tetrahydrocannabinol, switches off part of the brain which controls anxiety.