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What is the difference between Hemp, Cannabis and Marijuana?

What is the difference between hemp and marijuana? Both hemp and marijuana plants are members of the cannabis genus of plants; hemp plants produce less than 0.3% THC.  Marijuana plants produce more than 0.3% THC. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is the main psychoactive compound in cannabis that produces the high sensation.  Hemp produces very low levels of THC (less than 0.3% THC) and is legally used to produce topical products, food supplements, textiles and an endless supply of other products. Hemp plants are also used to produce compounds such as CBD (Cannabidiol).  What is CBD?   CBD is a molecule is produced by Cannabis Sativa plants.  CBD is a phytocannabinoid.  Cannabinoids bind to cannabinoid receptors in the body (similar to a lock and key).  Some research suggests that CBD causes...

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