Hemp based CBD products have exploded in the last few years with the market projected to grow by billions of dollars within the next decade. But, this prevalent cannabinoid is missing something that plenty of cannabis users want: a psychoactive effect.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many naturally occurring cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. Both hemp and marijuana can contain CBD, though today CBD products are primarily created from hemp.
THC has for long been the poster child of cannabis, but science is now pushing CBD to the limelight because it offers similar therapeutic benefits without the intoxication that CBD gives.
It turns out THC is a very complex compound with a wide variety of potential uses. If you’re curious about where THC comes from and how it affects your body, here is everything I have discovered.