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MEDICAL CANNABIS GLOSSARY

We know this can be overwhelming, and we are here to support and answer any questions you may have. This glossary contains all the words A-Z you might hear or read. And if you don’t want to cram for a pop quiz, just ask us! 

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ALL ABOUT SOLVENTLESS

Extracts or concentrates produced without the use of a solvent. Solventless extracts contain no solvents, and none were used in its production. Remember solvent-free isn’t the same as solventless. 

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Terpenes
101

Terpenes are the fragrant oils secreted in cannabis trichomes.  Depending on which receptors they interact with, terpenes can relax, stimulate, or sedate the patient.

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Cannabinoids
101

Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds secreted by medical cannabis flowers that imitate compounds our bodies naturally produce, called endocannabinoids.

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Endocannabinoid System 101

Cannabis interacts with the Endocannabinoid System, a molecular system that the body uses to help maintain homeostasis - an internal mechanism that provides stability, balance, or equilibrium within a cell or the body.