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 the effects o _
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 BY MR. Z_SE_
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 When you say there's no question, do you
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 mean by that that's accepted by oth-er physicians_
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 onooiogists and researchers, as well?
 & K Can't speak to oncol_ists, but certainly
 7 it shou. ld be accepted° That was documented
 8 information in the literature which indicates that
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 several cannablnoids, when gi_en intravenously or
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 particularly intravenously -- there has only been
 Deltas9 _ orally and conceivably Delta-8 -- they
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 do cause a fall acutely, _ mean a one-tlme occurrence
 _- 13 taken, and there was a fall in intraocular pressure
 14 which returns to normal after about four hours.
 IS _ Okay° When you say :several cannabinoids,
 16 which ones are you talking about?
 .... 17 K Well, Delta-9 tetrohydro cannabinol_ which
 18 is the primary ingredient in marijuana, Delta-8o
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 Gee, as far as _ can remember now, there are II
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 hydrox -- several of the metabolytes of Delta-9 which
 21 do not occur naturally, but which are found_
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 certainly appear to be effective in reducing
 23 intraocular pressure.
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 Can you tell me do you have any idea which
 2.5 ones of_those components of r_arijuana are more *
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