Hemp and marijuana are, to the untrained eye, almost indistinguishable from each other. This may explain why, once they enter the market, hemp-derived CBD and marijuana-derived CBD can be so hard to say apart. But the variations are abundant for those familiar with cannabis sativa by-products.
Let 's start off with a hemp and marijuana crash course. For starters, both are derived from the species cannabis sativa, a plant genus which breeds thousands of different cannabis varieties. Both contain cannabinoids: active chemical compounds which react once ingested to the body. It's the chemical compositions of these substances, however, that really set apart hemp and marijuana.
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