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TAB – Cannabinoids

There are 114 cannabinoids in the industrial hemp family of Cannabis genetics. That is to say, we know of that many to date. Hemp is truly fascinating because of the amount we now know that we DON’T yet know. Alas, if you are curious about Cannabinoids and their applications, Steve and Steve’s Goods have made a career out of pursuit for answers and information, leading hemp education, and pushing for hemp acceptance. We hope these answers help.

Hemp cannabinoids are Cannabis cannabinoids. Hemp is cannabis. The main differences one might notice examining and testing hemp for a cannabinoid reading would likely be elevated levels of CBD (Cannabidiol) compared to marijuana plants likely to read higher in THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol).

This is the second-most concentrated cannabinoid in marijuana plants, and the first-most concentrated in hemp plants. CBD is sweeping the nation due to non-psychoactive effects and its potential applications as a supplement.

This is widely known as the “mother-of-all” cannabinoids. It is typically detected as a minor cannabinoid in hemp and marijuana cannabis plants, though hemp cultivators have made progress pushing major readings if grown with CBG yield in mind.

This is the psychoactive cannabinoid that is major in marijuana cannabis plants, while typically minor in hemp plants. It is known for producing the “high” effects that keep cannabis under a political and regulatory microscope, and is tested for potency to legally define cannabis as either hemp or marijuana.

This is a cannabinoid that occurs from degrading of Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. It occurs in low readings in all cannabis plants, and is expensive and difficult to isolate for consumption and formulations. It is being studied more and more, and is said to be sedative to the human body.

Is a lesser-known cannabinoid that occurs most prominently in India’s cannabis genetics. It is non-psychoactive and its effects are the topic of a lot of current study.