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The following is a list of key analytes for cannabis testing. Chromatographic system for quantification can be HPLC-UV, LC-MS, or GC-FID depending on compound concentration and stability.

Group Chemical Name Chemical Structure Notes
Major Cannabinoids ?9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (?9-THC) Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol Prevalent in “drug-type” cannabis, psychoactive
Cannabidiol (CBD) Cannabidiol Prevalent in “fibre-type” cannabis, non-psychoactive
Cannabinoid Acids Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA) Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid Predominant naturally-occurring form of THC, non-psychoactive
Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) Cannabidiolic Acid Predominant naturally-occurring form of CBD, non-psychoactive
Cannabigerolic acid (CBGA) Cannabigerolic Acid A Direct precursor to THCA and CBDA, non-psychoactive
Minor Cannabinoids Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) Tetrahydrocannabivarin THC analogue with altered effects, non-psychoactive
Cannabinol (CBN) Cannabinol Product of THC oxidation, approximately 10% as psychoactive
Cannabigerol (CBG) Cannabigerol Precursor product of other cannabinoids, non-psychoactive
Cannabielsoin (CBE) Cannabielsoin Found in processed cannabis, such as hashish
Cannabitriol (CBT) Type (-)-trans-Cannabitriol Found in cannabis pollen
Cannabichromene (CBC) Type Cannabichromene Found in juvenile plants, non-psychoactive
Other Compounds of Interest Terpenoids Group of compounds found in the essential oil of cannabis, responsible for its distinctive odour
Flavones Group of compounds that may act as phytoestrogens