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Cannabis in pets – what are the risks?

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Nicola Bates

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Synonym(s): Cannabis sativa, marijuana, hashish, grass, pot, Indian hemp plant, dope, hash, puff, weed, ganja


Cannabis in pets – what are the risks?

Cannabis is the collective term for all psychoactive substances derived from the dried leaves and flowers of the plant Cannabis sativa, the active ingredient being tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Other terms for the recreational drug include weed, pot, dope, grass, marijuana and hashish. Pets are at risk of cannabis intoxication if they eat cannabis or inhale the smoke.

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