Cannabis vs Marijuana vs Hemp

Cannabis vs Marijuana vs Hemp

Is there a difference?

many of you may not be aware that cannabis, marijuana, and hemp are not necessarily one and the same.

Cannabis

Cannabis

Cannabis is a genus that contains three plants: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

marijuana

Marijuana

Marijuana typically comes from the cannabis sativa species and contains high levels of THC (LINK) and low levels of CBD (LINK).

Hemp

Hemp

Hemp is a variety of the cannabis plant that contains high levels of CBD (LINK) and low levels of THC (LINK). Most CBD products on the market come from hemp. However, it’s important to note that there is a difference between hemp oil and CBD oil. Keep this in mind when shopping for your cannabis products.