So sit back, park yourself in front of a fan, and cue up this latest round of cannabis videos while you batter the summer heat!
Cannabis 101: Introduction to Cannabinoids: THC & CBD
This Cannabis 101 video helps introduce you to cannabinoids, the chemical compounds found in cannabis that offer an array of effects and therapeutic benefits. It gives you a quick breakdown of two of the most common cannabinoids, THC and CBD.
However, cannabis contains a wide variety of these beneficial compounds – more than 85 different cannabinoids have been identified, many of which have documented medical uses. So, be sure to dig through our Cannabis 101 section under Leafly’s News & Culture tab for more information on THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids. Understanding the nuances of cannabinoids will be valuable to you as you search for the strains and products with the effects that you enjoy.
Cannabis 101: Introduction to Terpenes
We introduce you to terpenes, the natural compounds found in cannabis that give Pineapple Express its sweet, fruity taste and Sour Diesel its skunky, pungent aroma. Terpenes work together with cannabinoids to offer an array of effects and therapeutic benefits known as the entourage effect. This video offers just a quick overview of terpenes and why they are important to better understand your favorite cannabis strains. Hundreds of different terpenes have been identified, so for more in-depth information on all the terpenes found in cannabis, check out our other terpene resources.
Cannabis 101: 5 Basic Cannabis Questions Answered – Part 1
We answer 5 basic cannabis questions we receive all the time from the Leafly community. Watch the video to find some quick answers to questions like:
How will cannabis affect me?
What is the difference between medical and recreational cannabis?