Most People Have No Idea How Much THC Or CBD Their Weed Contains


Whether you’re looking for pain relief, a better night’s sleep or just a good old-fashioned laughing fit, chances are there’s a breeder who’s created the perfect cultivar for you. However, while professional cultivators are becoming increasingly familiar with the cannabinoids and terpenes in their plants, research suggests that most consumers have no clue as to how much THC or CBD is in their cannabis. Numerous studies have indicated that both medical and recreational users lack a proper understanding of the chemical content of their weed, with the most recent appearing in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research last month[i]. According to the authors, only a tenth of the 6,471 study participants claimed to know the numerical concentration of THC in their cannabis, almost a third of whom reported completely implausible values. Related Post Understanding and Correctly Interpreting THC/CBD Levels in Cannabis How High Is High? Everyone knows that large doses of THC generally equate to a strong high, yet many of the respondents in this particular study displayed a low awareness of just how much of this cannabinoid one could reasonably expect to find in a given strain. For instance, 30 percent of those who claimed to know the percentage of THC in their cannabis reported values that were higher than 30 percent, despite this being completely unrealistic. According to the study authors, less than one percent of cannabis sold on both the legal and illegal markets contains this quantity of THC, making it highly unlikely that those who reported such figures knew what they were talking about. This apparent lack of knowledge mirrors that displayed by participants in a previous study, who believed, on average, that high-THC weed contained 52 percent of the cannabinoid and that low-THC strains contained 28 percent[ii]. These same respondents also said they thought low-CBD…

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