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This ultimate weed guide for beginner's wont make any guarantees but we are going to answer the top 20 asked questions about weed that every beginner should know.
Frequent Asked Questions About Weed:
#1—What Is Weed?
Weed is the leaf and flower found on a plant. Weed or cannabis plant has serrated leaves and glandular hairs. These types of plant are usually grown upright and have a seasonal flowering time.
#2—What Is The Origin Of Weed?
History points to weed originating in Central Asia, Mongolia, and southern Siberia regions over 12,000 years ago. Archeology shows documents the Chinese using weed and fiber in 2737 BCE.
#3—What Are The Main Strains Of Weed?
In agricultural terms, weed strains have developed as weed indica, weed sativa, and weed ruderalis. Most of the world’s weed cultivation is devoted to growing and processing marijuana plant for its hemp fiber used in many forms. However, others have cultivate weed for its psychoactive and medicinal advantages: indica weed, sativa weed, and ruderalis weed.
#4—What is Indica Weed?
Indica weed is a broad leaf plant native to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Grows tall and thin adapting to its climate, Doctors have found it containing a greater THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content. And, THC is attributed with creating the psychological high chased by many in recreational everyday use. An example of a indica dominant strain is gelato weed.
#5—What is Sativa Weed?
Sativa weed is a narrow leaf, short and bushy plant native to eastern Asia. Ecologically, it has a greater CBD (cannabidiol) content which leads to sedating and anti-anxiety medical benefits attributed to weed. An example of a sativa dominant strain is gorilla glue weed.
#6—What is Ruderalis Weed?
Ruderalis weed may or may not belong to a distinct type of weed. But, its Famous for its ability to with stand change climate and hostile human interaction. Short and stalky, similar to sativa plants, ruderalis weed has been cultivated into both strains of indica and sativa carry on their survival.
#7—What is Pot?
Pot and weed are used synonymously. But, “weed” consists of the dried leaves and flowers of the marijuana plant.
#8—What Is Weed Made Of?
Weed plants are made of micro elements common to non-woody stem plants that reach a full height with heavy fragrances and produce flowers within one year. These include the terpenes that contribute aroma and flavor.
It contains hundreds of cannabinoids, chemical compounds that are the subject of most interest in weed:
- THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)
- CBD (cannabidiol)
- CBN (cannabinol)
- CBC (cannabichromene)
- CBG (cannabigerol)
#9—What Are Endocannabinoids?
Endocannabinoids found in weed are also compounds naturally produced in the human brain and can be found in the Endocannabinoid System of the body. The most prominant is:
2-AG (2-Arachidonoylglycerol) activates the front lope CB1 & CBD2 receptors. Presence or absence of these chemicals can affect some neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and brain related strokes.
Another molecular compound mostly referred to as anandamide aka the bliss molecule is said to be responsible for the essence of euphoria following intense exercise.
Doctors believe that endocannabinoids, might potentially be responsible for change in mood, pain perception, inflammation, and cognitive performance.
#10—What is THC?
Tetrahydrocannabinol short for THC is a compound that binds to the human brain receptors. This psychoactive property delivers the “high” perception of euphoria, sadness, decreased appetite, altered sensory, time/space distortion, and enhanced socialization. It also has anti-nausea, anti-emetic and anti-inflammatory properties. It may represent 30% of the cannabis plant chemical content.
#11—What is CBD?
Cannabidiol short for CBD, does not bind to brain receptors. It works by redirecting chemicals to form other helpful chemical reactions. It happens at 10-20% volume with much lower density than Tetrahydrocannabinol. In doing so, it can cancel out or attune the effects of THC to make the weed more helpful for medical patients. Research points out the positive medical benefits for anxiety, depression, epilepsy, inflammation, schizophrenia, smooth muscle convulsion, and spasticity. US states that have legalized marijuanas for medical have listed a many as 40 acceptable medical conditions.
#12—What Is The Chemical Interaction?
Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D., the famous organic chemist and a professor in Hebrew University of Jerusalem, isolated the compound and created a correlation to the human endocannabinoid system. To keep it easy, cannabinoids enhance the flow of communication throughout the central nervous system by exhilarating or balancing the electro chemical transmission between cells.
The delivery system:
#13—How Do You Smoke Weed?
Typically, weed flower and leaf is broken up into small clusters using a device called a weed grinder. Broken up weed is then packed into a bowl shaped object. After lighting slowly, users inhale the weed smoke into their lungs where they hold the smoke for about two minutes before exhaling.
We recommend to take a break after a couple of tokes before lighting and repeating the process. This extends the effects and conserves. You might also consider smoking a blunt or a joint
#14—Are There Other Ways To Use Weed?
Some users consume weed through a dab. This is done by sniffing the fumes released by heating weed extracts and wax. Each of these is a derivative of weed.
Some absorb weed through their skin after applied as a cream, roll on, or a spray. Many use weed as food or drink. Weed-infused proteins and drinks have grown in acceptance because of their discreetness and ease of use.
The Health Effects:
#15—What Are The Negative Effects Of Weed?
Moderate consumption most weed strains can produce a cotton mouth, dry eyes, and soreness in the lungs. Chronic use of strong weed strains can lead to CUD (Cannabis Use Disorder) which, while not a physical addiction, can lead to a serious dependency.
Because it increases appetite, you may put on weight, and without additional hydration, you may see symptoms of dehydration.
And, there is a general scientific consensus that chronic use by adolescents may harm brain development.
#16—What Are The Positive Effects of Weed?
Weed strains vary in THC to CBD ratio. Variations of strains play a major role in the effects felt after consumption. Tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol are known to have anti-anxiolytic, anti-emetic, and anti-inflammatory effects.
Additional studies have shown that the use of CBD and THC can reduce the size and metastasis in cancer tumors while providing temporary relieve for PTSD patients;
The Legal System:
#17—Is Weed Legal?
The DEA classifies weed as a Schedule 1, “narcotic, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.
Some examples of Schedule I drugs are:
That means growing, buying and carrying weed are all violations of the FDA. 29 US states have legalized marijuanas for medical and 9 states have legalized weed for recreational use
Weed is not be legal in many territories across the world, with some nations having severe penalties for possession and consumption.
#18—How To Buy And Consume Weed Legally?
Laws and regulations can vary widely among the marijuanas legal states. In majority of US states, you must posses a recommendation from a medical physician registered in the state. You must be at least 18-year old to receive a medical marijuanas card to use as when you purchase weed from a dispensary. There are other states which approved consumption and use of weed to individuals over the age of 21. These states mostly except only instate id cards and patients.
#19—Why Is Weed Illegal If It Is Good For You?
There has never been a recorded death attributed to overdosing on weed. In fact, weed has often helps addicts come off alcohol and opioids.
When you smoke weed, you will inhale the carcinogens created from combustion. This however is still healthier then any cigarette.
Dabs and Rigs have been connected to accidents involving fire. Weed infused edibles can have have adverse reaction because they work slower than smoking.
Weed is illegal since the prohibition of the 1930 and still raises much concern in the eyes of the public
#20—Why Not Buy Weed On The Black Market?
Keeping weed illegal, not only grows however also strengthens the black market. Even though some might find cheaper prices buying from the black market, take caution with much concern for the legal system. Medical and recreational weed dispensaries sell products that has been tracked from seed to sale. This allows the brand to be involved with every step of the growing, processing and packaging process.
Beginner’s Weed Guide Takeaways:
Weed doesn’t have to be hard, but if you are just starting, you may wonder it is right for you. We dont encourage consumption just knowledge. Enjoy