Cannabis is a plant with a cloud of confusion around it. There is the hemp plant, which contains loads of cannabinoids and miniscule amounts of THC. A cousin to cannabis often referred to as marijuana has loads of cannabinoids, including the psychoactive plant compound delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol better known as THC. There are hundreds of compounds in cannabis. In fact, there is estimated to be around 65 other cannabinoids besides THC along with close to 483 known compounds in cannabis.
The cannabis plant has two primary classifications. One is Indica; the other is sativa. There are also hybrids that fall on both the indica and sativa side of the spectrum. When it comes to telling the difference between indica and sativa for many people, it's as easy as telling the difference between night and day. Let's explore the differences between indica and sativa cannabis. Continue reading