THC is the acronym for Tetrahydrocannabinol the most popular cannabinoid known for its psychoactive properties. THC is the cannabinoid in cannabis plants produces a "high". Most people don't realize that there are multiple types of THC. The most common form is Delta-9 THC that is generally found in marijuana which is legal in several states but still federally illegal.
Delta-8 THC is a "cousin" to Delta-9 and is a federally legal form THC. It is also known as "marijuana-lite” given its moderate psychoactive effects. It is generally derived from hemp and/or hemp-derived CBD.
CBD is the acronym for Cannabidiol, which is the chemical compound taken from cannabis. CBD is massively popular because of its reputation for healing and its abundant availability in hemp flower. CBD has been used for everything from soothing muscle soreness to reducing inflammation. On its own, CBD does not produce psychoactive effects.
CBG is the acronym for Cannabigerol, and is often called the "mother of all cannabinoids." It is a rare cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant. CBG much like CBD does not have an intoxicating feeling despite its connection to THC. Advocates believe that the substance could become a viable alternative treatment option for people with anxiety and chronic pain.
Found in Happy Hour.
CBN is the acronym for Cannabinol, a compound found in the cannabis sativa plant. CBN is generally a product of processed THC. CBN products are known for their support of sleep and relaxation. Additionally, some research indicates that CBN has analgesic or pain-relieving capabilities in the body.
Found in Beauty Sleep.
Sources: psychologytoday.com, elemental.medium.com, health.harvard.edu, leafly.com, forbes.com, webmd.com