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What’s the Difference Between CBD, CBN, and CBG?
What’s the Difference Between CBD, CBN, and CBG?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
January 29, 2024

CBD, CBN, and CBG are some of the major cannabinoids found in hemp. Unlike delta-9 THC, the cannabinoid known for producing the psychoactive effects of marijuana, these cannabinoids are not intoxicating. Instead, they each carry their own set of physical and nonphysical benefits. If you are unsure whether CBD, CBN, CBG, or any combination of ... Read more

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Italy’s New CBD Celebrity — What We Know About CBDP
Italy’s New CBD Celebrity — What We Know About CBDP
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
November 1, 2023

Although people have been cultivating hemp for centuries, there are countless chemicals in this plant that scientists have yet to uncover. Case and point: It wasn’t until 2019 that researchers knew about the cannabinoid CBDP. Technically called “cannabidiphorol,” CBDP was discovered accidentally in an Italian laboratory. Even more interesting, scientists also found the new cannabinoid ... Read more

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The Latest Findings On Delta-10 THC
The Latest Findings On Delta-10 THC
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 4, 2023

Typically, the higher the number on a product, the stronger it should be. This theory works out beautifully when comparing delta-8 and delta-9 THC. As many hemp fans know, delta-8 THC tends to be less psychoactive than delta-9. However, the same can’t be said when comparing delta-10 with delta-9 THC.  Yes, there is yet another ... Read more

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Unraveling the Mysteries of THC-O
Unraveling the Mysteries of THC-O
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
September 22, 2023

Cannabis has long captivated our interest with its abundance of naturally occurring compounds, collectively known as cannabinoids. At the forefront is the notorious delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol or delta-9 THC, best known for its psychoactive properties.  But there’s a THC newcomer to the scene, named THC-O, or THC-O-acetate. So, what is it and should you try it? Let’s ... Read more

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Is THC-O the New Delta-8?
Is THC-O the New Delta-8?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
September 15, 2023

Just as we’re trying to figure out the unique properties of delta-8 THC, hemp companies are flooding the market with yet another THC-related compound: THC-O. Interestingly, scientists have known about THC-O for longer than delta-8 THC, and there are rumors the US government had a hand in developing it.  According to initial reports, THC-O offers ... Read more

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THC vs HHC: What Are the Differences and Potential Benefits?
THC vs HHC: What Are the Differences and Potential Benefits?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
September 13, 2023

In the ever-evolving world of cannabinoids, two particular compounds that continue to gain more and more interest are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and hexahydrocannabinol (HHC). These cannabinoids share some similarities, but they also have very unique features that distinctly influence their effects and potential benefits.  Let’s take a closer look at the differences between THC and HHC, ... Read more

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Why Isn’t CBG as Popular as CBD?
Why Isn’t CBG as Popular as CBD?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
August 25, 2023

Cannabigerol (CBG) has yet to gain as much mainstream hype as its cousin cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD). Although it’s getting easier for customers to find CBG online and in hemp shops, there’s still not as much variety in the CBG market. Also, most people who aren’t involved in the hemp market have probably only heard about ... Read more

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The Key To Catching A Buzz And Passing A Drug Test
The Key To Catching A Buzz And Passing A Drug Test
Woody
Woody
April 24, 2023

Despite a few contenders in recent years, a reliable alternative to delta-9 THC which allows the user to still pass a drug test after ingestion has not been established. Synthetic cannabinoids like K2 have been proven to bring along some unsavory side effects while delta-8 THC is likely to show up on a drug test. ... Read more

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One Of Hemp’s Most Secretive Cannabinoids- What Is CBL?
One Of Hemp’s Most Secretive Cannabinoids- What Is CBL?
Woody
Woody
April 10, 2023

CBL doesn’t get as much love as CBD or delta-8 THC. Heck, even compared with other secondary hemp cannabinoids like CBG, it’s far more difficult to find any data on CBL. At this point, the only people who may know about CBL are already deeply immersed in the hemp or legal cannabis industry.  While CBL ... Read more

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What Is THCA?
What Is THCA?
Sarah Courtney
Sarah Courtney
December 7, 2022

For most who have heard of or used cannabis, THC is nothing new. THC is the cannabinoid most associated with the mind-altering “high” it can produce. Still, not all of those who familiar with THC realize just how many variations of the major cannabinoid there are. Recently, THCA has become a rising star in the ... Read more

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An Overview Of The Bisabolol Terpene
An Overview Of The Bisabolol Terpene
Woody
Woody
September 28, 2022

Hemp is the only known plant that contains phytocannabinoids like CBD. However, botanists have discovered the non-cannabinoid compounds in cannabis are the same as those in many herbs, spices, and fruits. This is especially true for chemicals known as “terpenes,” which give hemp strains their unique aromas.   For example, bisabolol is a common secondary terpene ... Read more

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What Are The Best Cannabinoids For Weight Loss?
What Are The Best Cannabinoids For Weight Loss?
Woody
Woody
June 24, 2022

Weight loss is always one of the “top five” resolutions at the start of the year. Indeed, the CDC now says about 50 percent of American adults are trying to slim down with exercise and diet changes. Despite these efforts, Americans continue to struggle with their waistlines. Data now suggests that about two-thirds of Americans ... Read more

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