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INTRO TO

CANNABIS

 An Introduction to Cannabis 

As the legal use of marijuana and other cannabis products grows, consumers are becoming more interested about options to try this medicine. This includes cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), two natural compounds found in plants of the cannabis genus.

 What is Cannabis? 

Cannabis refers to a group of three plants plants with psychoactive properties, known as Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis. Cannabis contains more than 100 different chemicals called cannabinoids. Each one has a different effect on the body. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol ( THC ) and cannabidiol ( CBD ) are the main chemicals used in medicine. THC also produces the “High” people feel when they smoke cannabis or eat foods containing it. 

 What is Cannabis Used For? 

Cannabis refers to a group of three plants plants with psychoactive properties, known as Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis. Cannabis contains more than 100 different chemicals called cannabinoids. Each one has a different effect on the body. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the main chemicals used in medicine. THC also produces the “High” people feel when they smoke cannabis or eat foods containing it.

 What is the Difference Between THC and CBD? 

Cannabis refers to a group of three plants plants with psychoactive properties, known as Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis. Cannabis contains more than 100 different chemicals called cannabinoids. Each one has a different effect on the body. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the main chemicals used in medicine. THC also produces the “High” people feel when they smoke cannabis or eat foods containing it. 

 CBD 

Is used to help with other various conditions, such as: Seizures, inflammation, pain, psychosis or mental disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, nausea, migraines, depression, and anxiety.

 THC 

THC is used to help with conditions such as: Pain, muscle spasticity, Glaucoma, insomnia, low appetite, nausea, anxiety.

Products that are lower in THC and higher in CBD are great choices for those new to cannabis.