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Cannabis is a species of plant that has over 100 different chemical constituents called cannabinoids and the two main cannabinoids are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD),” says Ryan Vandrey, Ph.D. associate professor Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Though they’re often used interchangeably, cannabis and marijuana are not the same things. Cannabis is like an umbrella and refers to all products derived from the cannabis plant. Marijuana is a more specific term. It refers to parts of the cannabis plant containing high levels of THC, the substance that drives the psychoactive effects that make you feel high. There are three strains of cannabis: sativa, indica, and a hybrid of the two.
Learn about the different United States Federal and International Laws & Regulations that apply to cannabis & marijuana.
A general term that refers to the smokable, trichome-covered part of a female cannabis plant. Flower is the most popular form of cannabis due to its versatility, offering numerous consumption methods, such as being smoked using a pipe or bong, or by rolling it in a joint or blunt.
The term “concentrates” is an umbrella term that covers a wide variety of product types; if they’re a cannabis product that’s been processed into a concentrated form, consider them a concentrate.
There are a variety of ways to consume cannabis. The right consumption method is going to depend on the cannabis product you’re using and what kind of experience you seek. Generally, consumption methods fall into four categories: inhalation, oral, sublingual, and topical.