Strain: Pineapple Express
Grower: Deep Roots Harvest
A new draft of rules was released by the Colorado state marijuana regulators that included some interesting changes to edibles. The draft considered banning the word “candy” from being used to describe the THC sweet treats, as well as putting a specific label on the product to indicate that it was, in fact, psychoactive.
Cannabis-infused pain products are the best known secret worldwide and have been for years. What most people do not realize is, not only do most infused products have Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in them, but the majority have Cannabidiol (CBD) in them as well. CBD is the chemical in cannabis that keeps proving a number of health benefits. According to the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, benefits include, but are not limited to:
Antiemetic- Reduces nausea and vomiting
Anticonvulsant- Suppresses seizure activity
Antipsychotic- Combats psychosis disorders
Everyone knows about THC (you know, the stuff that gets you high) and more and more people are learning about CBD, the main component utilized to treat a plethora of ailments and illnesses in medical marijuana patients — but what about CBG?
Cannabigerol is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in early stages of growth in cannabis plants, though more so in the makeup of industrial hemp than strains cultivated for THC. With marijuana research at an all-time high, more scientists and patients are wondering about the possible health benefits of this lesser known cannabinoid.