Hemp vs. marijuana

Posted by brett@themendico.com BigCommerce on 25th Sep 2020

HEMP VS. “MARIJUANA”

THE SAME ROOT SAME PLANT, BRED FOR DIFFERENT USES. HERE ARE THE BASIC KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TWO DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF THE PLANT.

HEMP

Hemp plants contain low levels of THC (less than 0.3%), but contain high levels of the non-intoxicating Cannabidiol (CBD). Hemp products are federally legal and TSA friendly. Hemp is one of the most versatile plants in the world, ranging from textiles to biofuels. Plus, the flowers can be used to extract CBD which is a key ingredient in Mendi's all-natural recovery products.

LESS THAN 0.3% THC

Hemp products won't get you high.

FEDERALLY LEGAL + TSA FRIENDLY

Hemp products can be shipped throughout the U.S. and kept in carry-on luggage.

THE GREAT CBD HARVEST

The CBD used in Mendi's all-natural products is all derived from USA-made hemp.

“MARIJUANA”

The term “marijuana” is slowly going away as it is only
a cultural reference. Simply referring to this as “cannabis” is becoming increasingly more accepted. The past 50 years saw increased breeding for higher THC yields as a result of prohibition and most recently, the marketing pressure to sell the most intoxicating effect for the cheapest price. CBD derived from these strains, even if isolated to have less than 0.3% THC, is not covered in the Farm Bill and is only legally available in states with legal access programs.

MORE THAN 0.3% THC

“Marijuana” is bred for high amounts of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

FEDERALLY ILLEGAL

Hemp products can be shipped throughout the U.S. and kept in carry-on luggage.

INTOXICATING EFFECT

The CBD used in Mendi's all-natural products is all derived from USA-made hemp.

COMING SOON

More Mendi Science articles to help you get started learning the basics of how our hemp-derived products are made and what they can do.

NEW MENDI SCIENCE ARTICLES CURRENTLY UNDERWAY

THE HUMAN ENDOCANNABINOID (ECS) SYSTEM

This recently discovered system is a new source for understanding how our body functions and how cannabis may help moderate individual health.

WHY INDIVIDUAL DOSING MATTERS

With a low and slow approach, each individual can experiment with finding the right amount of CBD that works for them.

THE POWERFUL CHEMISTRY OF TERPENES

Terpenes are primarily the reason for the powerful flavors and aromas found in cannabis and other common plants.

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DISCOVER MENDI’s CBD JOURNEYS

In episode 5 of our Sideline Huddle podcast series we sat down with our team mid-COVID distancing to talk about how we first got started using hemp products, how Mendi has helped demystify cannabis for our parents, and our favorite ways to try our products with the right dose.

In episode 5 of our Sideline Huddle podcast series we sat down with our team mid-COVID distancing to talk about how we first got started using hemp products, how Mendi has helped demystify cannabis for our parents, and our favorite ways to try our products with the right dose.