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Overview - JWH-x Synthetic Cannabinoids

Description of JWH-x Synthetic Cannabinoids

The JWH group of compounds is named after the organic chemist John William Huffman (1932–2022). Huffman and his team have developed over 400 synthetic cannabinoid compounds most of which are used to study the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and its potential for medicinal application. However, members of the JWH series contain a number of compounds that have been used to produce "synthetic cannabinoids" such as "Spice", or "K2," which have been implemented in a number of well publicized overdoses and fatalities. As such, many of these compounds are banned in a number of countries such as China, Australia, or Ireland.

Due to their clinical relevance we focus here on two members of the JWH family i.e., JWH-018 and JWH-133.

Other members of this group that have been researched in the context of potential medical applications include: JWH-122 (full agonist at CB1 and CB2), which will also be listed in the primary and related study list accordingly.

Other Names:

JWH Family Synthetic Cannabinoids


Molecular Formula: C24H23NO

IUPAC Name: naphthalen-1-yl-(1-pentylindol-3-yl)methanone


Molecular Formula: C22H32O

IUPAC Name: (6aR,10aR)-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-(2-methylpentan-2-yl)-6a,7,10,10a-tetrahydrobenzo[c]chromene


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