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Cannabis UPSC NOTE


  • Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug globally, and approximately 19.5% of cannabis users develop Cannabis Use Disorder (CUD), which is characterized by persistent impairment and an inability to cut down cannabis use.

  • Cannabis belongs to the Cannabaceae family and is classified under the genus Cannabis

  • There are three primary species: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

  • Cannabis contains various chemical compounds, including cannabinoids. 

  • The most well-known and psychoactive cannabinoid is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). 

  • When consumed, THC binds to cannabinoid receptors in the brain, producing psychoactive effects such as euphoria, relaxation, altered perception, and increased appetite.

  • Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes in many cultures. 

  • It is believed to have potential therapeutic benefits for conditions like chronic pain, nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy, muscle spasms, epilepsy, and more. 

  • Medicinal cannabis products are often prescribed or recommended in controlled and regulated settings.

  • Animal studies and human clinical trials have identified a potential new drug that could aid in the treatment of cannabis addiction.

  • The newly developed drug acts as an inhibitor of the cannabinoid receptor (CB1), which is responsible for the behavioral effects of cannabis.

  • The drug has demonstrated the ability to reduce the effects of cannabis without triggering withdrawal symptoms.



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Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: Cannabis UPSC NOTE
Cannabis UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
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