What is the difference between Dronabinol and Cannabidiol?

The difference between dronabinol and cannabidiol

is that “dronabinol” is synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol and “cannabidiol” is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa.

dronabinol

cannabidiol

Noun

  • synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol

Noun

  • (organic chemistry) A non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa.

Related terms

  • cannabinol (CBN)
  • cannabigerol (CBG)
  • cannabis

Examples

  • Synonym: CBD
  • Coordinate term: tetrahydrocannabinol
  • Hypernym: cannabinoid
  • We’re aware of the growing public interest in cannabis and cannabis-derived products, including cannabidiol . This increasing public interest in these products makes it even more important with the passage of this law for the FDA to clarify its regulatory authority over these products.