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CBD/Industrial Hemp

CBD/Industrial Hemp

THC

THC

CBD/Industrial Hemp

Federally Legal

Legalized due to the 2018 Farm Bill in December of 2018.

THC

Federally Illegal

Only legalized in some states on a state by state basis, but still federally illegal.

CBD/Industrial Hemp

large concentration in industrial hemp

THC

Large concentration in Marijuana

CBD/Industrial Hemp

Non-psychoactive

Does not create a mental "high" and actually may diminish the psychoactive effects of THC.

THC

psychoactive

This creates the "high" that is associated with marijuana. This feeling is created by disrupting neurotransmitters in the brain & causing slowed or delayed processing.

SAME STRUCTURE, DIFFERENT ARRANGEMENT OF MOLECULES,
CAUSES VERY DIFFERENT EFFECTS

21 carbon atoms, 30 hydrogen atoms and 2 oxygen atoms

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CBD/Industrial Hemp

seizures, inflammation, pain, mental disorders, nausea, migraines, anxiety, depression

Very Limited Side Effects if ANY

THC

pain, insomnia, muscle spasticity, low appetite, nausea, glaucoma, anxiety

Short term side effects include increased heart rate, coordination issues, dry mouth, red eyes, slower reaction times, memory loss (potential for diminished neural development in young adults if used under 21 years of age.