The two main cannabinoids are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). The most commonly known of the two is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the chemical that is responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis
Which cannabinoids are the most psychoactive?
Collectively, these agents are known as phytocannabinoids and, to date, more than 60 have been identified and structurally characterized. The most potent psychoactive agents derived from cannabis is Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Other plant-derived cannabinoids include cannabinol (CBN) and cannabidiol (CBD).