JWH-122

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JWH-122
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(4-methyl-1-naphthyl)-(1-pentylindol-3-yl)methanone
Legal status
Legal status
Identifiers
CAS Number 619294-47-2 N
ChemSpider 24623066 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL557004 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C25H25NO
Molar mass 355.472 g/mol
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JWH-122 is a synthetic cannabimimetic that was discovered by John W. Huffman. It is a methylated analogue of JWH-018. It has a Ki of 0.69 nM at CB1 and 1.2 nM at CB2.[1]

In January 2015, over 40 people were reportedly sickened after eating a holiday bread called Rosca de reyes purchased at a bakery in Santa Ana, CA that was laced with JWH-122.[2]

Legal Status[edit]

China[edit]

As of October 2015 JWH-122 is a controlled substance in China.[3]

Australia[edit]

JWH-122 is considered a Schedule 9 prohibited substance in Australia under the Poisons Standard (October 2015).[4] A Schedule 9 substance is a substance which may be abused or misused, the manufacture, possession, sale or use of which should be prohibited by law except when required for medical or scientific research, or for analytical, teaching or training purposes with approval of Commonwealth and/or State or Territory Health Authorities.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Huffman, J.; et al. (2005). "Structure-activity relationships for 1-alkyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indoles at the cannabinoid CB(1) and CB(2) receptors: steric and electronic effects of naphthoyl substituents. New highly selective CB(2) receptor agonists.". Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 13 (1): 89–112. doi:10.1016/j.bmc.2004.09.050. PMID 15582455. 
  2. ^ http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2015/02/tests-show-synthetic-drug-contaminated-holiday-bread-from-ca-bakery/
  3. ^ "关于印发《非药用类麻醉药品和精神药品列管办法》的通知" (in Chinese). China Food and Drug Administration. 27 September 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Poisons Standard October 2015 https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2015L01534