The fuss about THC has always been aboutΔ9 (delta 9) THC. It’s responsible for the high in marijuana. Δ8(delta 8) THC is a very similar molecule that is present only in small quantities in most cannabis. Resourceful chemists have recently found a way to create Δ8THC from hemp.
There are a lot of YouTube videos on using your Instant Pot pressure cooker to decarb cannabis. Because it uses pressure, the Instant Pot can reach temperatures of 245 degrees F.
Hemp flower remains legal in most states, and it is one of the least expensive ways to get CBD and other cannabinoids into your system. The 2018 Farm Bill made hemp legal federally, and the FDA does not appear to have jurisdiction over the sale of agricultural products such as hemp flower.
If you want to add CBG to your edibles or topicals you will need to decarb it first. This heat converts CBGA to CBG. What temperature should you use? For how long?
Another website created a stir on Reddit this month with their prediction that the United States Food and Drug Administration will ban CBD (cannabidiol) isolate products in 2020. How can the FDA put the genie back in the bottle?
Virginia is one of the first states that is able to tell hemp from marijuana in the field. The Virginia Department of Forensic Science purchased 16,150 kits and is distributing them to law enforcement agencies in the state.
Beginning with the 2019 Fall harvest the online market has seen a new type of Cannabis for sale. CBG (Cannabigerol) hemp flower refers to the female flowers of hemp plants that are bred to produce primarily CBG rather than CBD.
The stereotype is that marijuana makes you stupid. This certainly seems to happen in the short run. A 2016 study led by Staci Gruber, Ph.D. suggests that medical marijuana may actually improve executive functioning in adults.