By Katelyn Griffith
Regardless of your views on the legalization of marijuana—a polarizing topic in the United States since the early 1900s—marijuana is an emerging industry. Major corporations and budding entrepreneurs (pun intended) are marketing marijuana and marijuana-derived products for both pharmaceutical and recreational use.
To break down the many medical and recreational applications of marijuana, it is important to know the compounds, or cannabinoids, that give the plant its unique properties. The main active cannabinoid ...