What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?

Hemp and marijuana are both cannabis. But, hemp and marijuana are different varieties of the Cannabis sativa species.


THC: very low concentration of THC (0.3% or less)
USES: Hemp is grown primarily for industrial purposes,

Hemp is primarily used for industrial purposes as it is capable of producing hundreds of crucial resources such as paper, clothing, building materials, biofuel, food products, oils and more. With the fast-growing popularity of CBD across the globe, hemp is also used to produce a wide variety of THC-free CBD products


THC: Marijuana is abundant in THC with concentrations (between 15% to 40%)
USES: Marijuana is grown for recreational and medicinal purposes

Because Marijuana is abundant in THC, it is naturally grown for its psychoactive properties, whether it be for recreational or medicinal use. Marijuana can be smoked, inhaled, ingested or injected directly into the body. THC is also commonly extracted from the plant and used in a variety of methods including vaporizers, capsules, edibles and more.