What Is the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?


Organic CBD oil products that are safe and free of psychoactive compounds.If you're thinking about using a organic CBD oil product or CBD cream you may be worried about using a marijuana product. However, although CBD and marijuana are related, it is important you understand the differences between hemp and marijuana.


Cannabis is the classification for a family of plants. Hemp and marijuana are a variety of plants that come under this classification.

Hemp is a non-intoxicating Cannabis that contains less than 0.3% Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Hemp is an extremely versatile plant that has been used for thousands of years to make clothing, textiles and foods. In fact, there are over 50,000 different uses for hemp.


Marijuana as you may have guessed, contains a THC content of more than 0.3%. Many people have pointed out that classifying plants by their THC content is strange, a bit like organising fruits by sweetness or sourness. However, because the law deems one legal and the other illegal, this is the most important differentiation between the two forms of plant.

Both marijuana and hemp produce CBD, however the lack of THC in hemp means that it is the perfect plant for people looking to experience the benefits of CBD without any psychoactive feelings.

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