So Which Cannabinoid Works Best For What?

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Nowadays, there are so many acronyms in the cannabis and hemp industry that unfamiliar people may get lost in confusion between the similarities, differences, and unique traits of CBD, CBG, CBC, and CBN. So how does one know which cannabinoid works best for their specific needs? We compiled a short, summarized list of four (although one is contentious) popular non-psychoactive cannabinoids; however, everyone is waiting for the FDA to put their seal of approval on some of the cannabinoids. 

Virtual Conversation Starter: Grandma, do you Use Hemp Products?

The pandemic has made it a tough time for senior citizens who wish to spend time with their loved ones; however, we have one virtual conversation starter that will definitely bring up some things you never knew about your grandparents. “Grandma, do you use hemp products?” Join our conversation with one Colorado 79-year-old grandma who wished not to disclose her name (and may or may not be related to someone in the PanXchange world) as she discusses her relationship and understanding with the hemp industry and the products she’s come to love.

The Basics of Microdosing

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Microdosing has become a common phrase throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. While so many continue to work from home, some have chosen to take advantage of the situation to experiment; however, it’s important to distinguish between the different types of the end goal effects microdosing can have depending on whether you are using THC or CBD. *The Content is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek your physician’s advice or other qualified health providers with any questions regarding a medical condition.

E-Frac Fleets, A Future of Promise or Peril? 

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An interesting advancement in technology in the oilfield services space is the NOV Ideal e-frac fleet. NOV’s e-frac fleet is the first fully remote-operated frac fleet, and “centralizes knowledge to a single location on the well-pad and removes personnel from hazardous equipment and environments”. E-fleets uses gas-powered turbines to generate electricity to power the pressure pumping equipment. As a result, roughly half the amount of pumping units are needed on location versus a diesel-powered spread, and significant emissions and fuel savings are realized each time a well is completed.

Do you need THC for CBD to work?

The cannabis plant is complex, with over a hundred cannabinoids and terpenes that all have different applications. To those that are outside of the cannabis and hemp industry, the two most well known are THC and CBD. THC, short for Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, produces the well-known users’ “high.” On the other hand, CBD is short for cannabidiol, where users do not experience the psychoactive effect, and more than 60% of CBD users are taking it for anxiety. However, there has been much discussion about whether or not you need THC for CBD to work?