How much do you know about marijuana concentrates? Take the quiz below to test your knowledge.
What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)?
One of marijuana’s non mind- altering chemicals.
The main mind-altering chemical in marijuana.
Explanation: Higher levels of THC in marijuana usually result in more intense highs for the user. Another chemical in marijuana, CBD (cannabidiol), doesn’t make people high. CBD may actually be helpful in treating epileptic seizures.
The marijuana concentrate pictured above is commonly referred to as:
Explanation: The different forms include hash or honey oil (a gooey substance), wax or butter (soft, lip balm-like substance), and shatter (a hard, solid substance).
The THC level in marijuana concentrates can be up to four times stronger than the THC in high grade marijuana. True or False?
Explanation: Concentrated marijuana can be up to four times stronger in THC content than high grade or top shelf marijuana. Normal marijuana strains have a level of THC around 20 percent. The THC level in concentrates can range between 40 and 80 percent.
The process of making marijuana concentrates/extracts can cause an explosion.
Explanation: One popular extraction method uses butane, a highly flammable solvent. This method is dangerous because butane is a very explosive substance. There have been explosions in houses, apartment buildings and other locations where someone tried the extraction.