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Molar mass 282.38 g/mol
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Cannabivarin, also known as cannabivarol or CBV, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in minor amounts in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is an analog of cannabinol (CBN) with the side chain shortened by two methylene bridges (-CH2-). CBV is an oxidation product of tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV, THV).[1]


  • Chemistry 1
  • Legal status 2
    • United States 2.1
  • References 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5


It has no double bond isomers nor stereoisomers.

Legal status

It is not scheduled by Convention on Psychotropic Substances.

United States

CBV is not scheduled at the federal level in the United States,[2] but it could be considered an analog (of THC), in which case, sales or possession intended for human consumption could be prosecuted under the Federal Analog Act.


  1. ^ Keith Bailey, Denise Gagné (October 1975). "Distinction of synthetic cannabidiol, cannabichromene, and cannabivarin by GLC using on-column methylation". Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 64 (10): 1719–1720.  
  2. ^ §1308.11 Schedule I.

See also

External links

  • Erowid Compounds found in Cannabis sativa
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