A couple of years ago, the skincare industry clambered aboard the cannabis bandwagon with potions and lotions infused with hemp oil and skincare lines branded CBD. They were overwhelmingly underwhelming. But there’s no smoke without fire and tons of research dollars have been poured into the medical marijuana industry. I decided to take a closer look at cannabis, skincare and general wellness.
Specifically, we are talking about cannabinoids. The one that most people have been familiar with is the phytocannabinoid called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This is the primary psychoactive (high inducing) compound in cannabis. The other major cannabinoid is cannabidiol (CBD).