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How Science is Changing the Way the Industry Categorizes Cannabis Products


They are no longer able to categorize cannabis by indica, sativa, afghanica nor ruderalis, but rather as type 1, 2, and 3. . All these factors impact the phytochemical output, cannabinoid, and terpene output, which then also allows for a synergetic process to take place- which is known as the ‘entourage effect’. .

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What’s the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana CBD Oil?


As Leafly summarizes: Cannabis refers to a genus of plants which has three species: indica, sativa, and ruderalis. Hemp is a sativa species, while cannabis can be sativa, indica, or ruderalis. Concentration levels of psychoactive cannabinoid, tetrahydrocannabinol (also known as THC ). Hemp & THC Limits. or less THC.

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Wild cannabis: what is ditch weed and can you use it?

The Cannigma

Cannabis ruderalis is a cannabis species thought to have originated in Russia. It is smaller than cannabis sativa or indica with low levels of THC and higher levels of CBD. But what makes ruderalis notable is its ability to autoflower. Ditch weed with percentages of THC over this legal limit is not.

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A Quick Guide About Autoflower Marijuana

The Joint Blog

We know the photoperiod cannabis strains, which are different from autoflower ruderalis strains, and flower quickly in the winter seasons. To grow photoperiod strains, it needs proper light so that the buds can thrive with all the essential terpene and flavor profile. THC and CBD in Autoflowers.

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In-depth Study of Cannabis Compounds and Precautions While Consuming

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabinoids and Terpenes are two major types of compounds present in a cannabis plant. After conducting in-depth research on the marijuana leaves, it becomes apparent that terpenes also play a significant role in deciding the quality of a cannabis plant. Just like cannabinoids, a cannabis plant also comprises more than 100 terpenes.

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Beginner's Guide to Cannabis Plants and Strains

The Herb Collective

One chemical compound called THC. THC is one of over 100 active ingredients in the cannabis plant. When THC hits your brain, either through smoking, vaping, or ingesting marijuana, you will start to feel “stoned.” Some cannabis plants have more THC content than others. 03% THC, it is considered hemp.

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Cannabis Sativa Vs. Cannabis Indica

Medical Cannabis Seedbank

This species has a very high concentration of THC and other psychoactive compounds. has very low levels of THC and other psychoactive compounds. The 3 rd and last species of cannabis we will discuss is Ruderalis. Cannabinoids and Terpenes. The main cannabis species we are aware of are: Sativa. Cannabis Sativa L.

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