Now that medical marijuana is legal in Arkansas, attention is focused on the difference between CBD and THC. If you scour the web, you’ll find a plethera of articles breaking down the science of it all, but what many want to know is how do each affect the body in plain terms.
THC is the main psychoactive compound in marijuana and is what makes a person feel high. THC binds with receptors — mostly in the brain — that control pain, mood, and other feelings. That’s why THC can make you feel euphoric and give you that so-called high.
CBD is believed to work with other elements in the body that is linked to feelings of well-being and doesn’t produce the feeling of being high.