Important Terms and Definitions
American Society for Testing and Materials
One of the primary cannabinoids found in cannabis. Not associated with the typical psychoactive effects.
Molecules produced by the cannabis plant.
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS (COA)
Cannabinoid molecules produced naturally by the body.
Any cannabis plant containing less than 0.3% THC on a dry weight basis
An oil that is derived from hemp cannabis. Usually as hemp seed oil, but can be CBD oil.
Typically, Indica strains of cannabis are short, bushy plants with wide leaves. Indica plants tend to grow faster and have a higher yield than the sativa variety. Medicine derived from Indica strains have higher CBD and lower THC counts.
Sativa strains of cannabis are generally a lighter shade of green and grow tall and thin with narrow leaves. Sativa strains take longer to grow, mature, and require more light. Medicine derived from Sativa strains have lower CBD and higher THC counts.
Oils found in all plants that give the plant scent, flavor, and additional benefits.
Traditionally used to describe alcohol based products, but now used to describe even oil-based products. Typically used sublingually or orally.