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CBD vs THC in Medical Cannabis.

Updated: Feb 11

There are two main cannabinoids in cannabis: CBD (Cannabidiol) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). CBD vs THC is discussed here in this post. Cannabis oils can be only CBD or THC or have both CBD and THC in various amounts. For more information, go to YouTube by Dr. Jagmeet Sethi MD on CBD vs THC below. YouTube channel: @sethicannabisclinic

Benefits of CBD in Medicinal Cannabis

Anti-inflammatory helps with pain, reduces anxiety, and reduces muscle spasm/stiffness.

Side Effects of CBD in Medical Cannabis

Not intoxicating, not addictive, and usually with no side effects. But if an incorrect CBD strain is used, side effects may be increased anxiety, fatigue, diarrhea & cognitive impacts.

Benefits of THC in Medical Marijuana

Helps with pain, sleep and nausea. Synergy in benefits with both CBD &THC. The main benefit is sleep.

Side Effects of THC

Psychoactive, dizziness, cognitive impact, driving risks, dry mouth, headache, drowsiness. Side effects are minimized with the correct cannabis strain and therapeutic dose.

Dr. Jagmeet Sethi MD

Sethi Cannabis Clinic



Phone: (905) 681-7676

Research and data on cannabis are limited. The above information is for educational purposes only and should not be used to treat and diagnose medical conditions. Book a video appointment with the doctor today to talk about which CBD strain is best for your medical condition.

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