Giantweed Canada has reprinted the article Has Cannabis Potency Really Increased? from Cannabis Training University.
The high potency of today’s cannabis is a popular topic of discussion among both industry insiders and consumers—especially those with experience smoking marijuana decades ago. There’s no denying that current cultivars pack a wallop, but the topic of cannabis potency requires a bit of evaluation and clarification. What exactly do we mean by “potency”? If the definition of potency relates to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) levels and its effects, then the answer is definitely yes. The United States government has a history of testing illegal marijuana seizures for THC since the mid-1970s, with progressively higher amount of THC found since that time. […]