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What Are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are a cornerstone of pain relief and healing with cannabis. They are a class of chemical compounds derived from hemp and cannabis that interact directly with the cannabinoid receptors found throughout the human endocannabinoid system.

Cannabis Terpenes: What Are Terps?

Terpenes or terpenoids are aroma compounds produced in the flower and leaves of the cannabis plant. Understanding cannabis terpenes is key to navigating medical marijuana for beginners; they are as important as cannabinoids when it comes to self-medicating.

What is the Difference Between CBD and THC?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that occur naturally in the cannabis plant. Though over 100 cannabinoids have been identified, THC and CBD are found in the highest concentration.

The Basics of the Endocannabinoid System

It turns out the human body has a cannabis chemical producing factory called the endocannabinoid system. This system is what enables cannabis to provide such a significant source of relief.

History of Cannabis: Where Does Marijuana Come From?

Many different cultures and religions have documented the cannabis plant in medicinal, spiritual and recreational practices. So, how did cannabis go from a common agricultural crop to becoming the fastest growing industry in the United States?

The Benefits of Microdosing Cannabis

Microdosing is the perfect way to achieve a relaxed, yet focused high. The practice of microdosing is very personal. There is no magic rule for all patients – what dosage works best is unique to each one.

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