Type I, Type II, Type III: How Science Is Changing the Way the Industry Describes Cannabis Varieties

Human brains are wired for categorization. These systems help us navigate the world and communicate with one another more efficiently. But with more than 400 active chemical compounds associated with the many variations of Cannabis sativa L.—and an infinite number of combinations these phytochemical constituents can take in flower-form—arriving at an appropriate and accurate consensus on chemovar categorization across the cannabis industry has been tough. This is especially problematic within the context of the market’s binary legacy.

How we talk about cannabis chemovars matters. Now, more than ever before, science is revealing new ways to categorize this plant’s effects.

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