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Hemps Main Psychotropic Cannabinoid

When it comes to hemp and marijuana, many people get the two confused, but for a good reason nonetheless. Hemp and marijuana are the same plant Cannabis Sativa L, however based on legal definitions and licensing, hemp is differentiated from marijuana by the simple difference of total Delta-9 THC concentration prior to harvest. THC is the main psychotropic constituent in the cannabis plant, it is also one of the major cannabinoids found in the plant.

THC is most commonly found in the plant as Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid (THC-A) which is the acid form of THC. When cannabis or hemp is smoked, these acid compounds that are technically carboxyl groups, will decarboxylate which 

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