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List of Major Cannabinoids in Cannabis and Their Effects

Cannabis produces a variety compounds known as cannabinoids. Here we list the major ones, such as THC and CBD, and some of their potential effects.

Predicting Cannabis Strain Effects From THC and CBD Levels

Learn how you can potentially predict how a cannabis strain will affect you from the THC and CBD levels and the ratio of cannabinoids in the product.

Is THCV Psychoactive?

As science dives deeper into lesser-known compounds in cannabis, there’s always that voice calling from the sideline: “Yeah, but does it get you high?”

How Does Cannabis Interact With Other Drugs?

Learn about the potential interactions between cannabinoids found in cannabis and other drugs, from blood sugar medications, to opioids, to alcohol.

What Is CBG and What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid?

Learn about cannabigerol (CBG), a lesser known cannabinoid with emerging research on its medical benefits for specific systems.

How Strain Genetics Influence THC:CBD Ratios

Learn how the THC:CBD ratio in cannabis influences a specific strain's effects, and find out how that ratio is connected to the strain’s genetics.

Get Ready for Leafly’s Cannabinoid Week

Get ready for Cannabinoid Week, a series of articles that explore how THC and CBD interact and also shed light on lesser known plant cannabinoids.

Maximizing CBD’s Effects and Benefits: 5 Experts Weigh In

We assembled a panel of five experts in different areas of the cannabis space to weigh in on whole plant medicine and its impact on CBD’s benefits.

Can Cannabis Chewing Gum Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Researchers in the Netherlands are set to test whether hemp-based CBD chewing gum can ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Why Does Cannabis Produce THC?

Learn why the endocannabinoid system doesn't exist solely so we can get high, and why cannabis plants produce cannabinoids at all.

Meet Lumir Hanus, Who Discovered the First Endocannabinoid

Leafly spoke with the scientist who first isolated what's sometimes called "the bliss molecule" about the future of cannabis research.

What Is the Endocannabinoid System and What Is Its Role?

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system including how it interacts with cannabinoids to help produce cannabis effects and its role in our bodies.

What Influences Degradation of THC and Other Cannabinoids?

Learn the main factors that influence the degradation of the cannabinoids in cured cannabis flowers, and find out how to slow down the process.

What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)?

Learn all about tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, from what it does to how it produces its effects.

How California Lab Testing Could Change the Way We Talk About Cannabis

With more questions come more answers, and with more answers comes a better understanding of the plant.

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