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A Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Created A Strain That Won't Get You High

A Colorado medical marijuana company has worked with growers in Illinois to cultivate a marijuana strain that is low in THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) but high in CBD (Cannabidiol) - so it won't get you stoned but will help treat bodily ailments, like nausea and anxiety.

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"CBD is the chemical compound that offers medicinal benefits without the mind altering effects brought about by the compound THC."

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The medical marijuana being grown in Illinois is about to be cultivated. A Colorado marijuana company opening two dispensaries in Sauget and Normal has worked with those growers to create certain strains for patients. Tanya Griffin is the vice president of National Expansion For The Green Solutions or TGS. - For markets like Illinois we often focus on, not only on THC strains but high CBD low THC strains. - CBD is the chemical compound that offers medicinal benefits without the mind-altering effects brought about by the compound THC. 10 to 15 employees will be hired to work at each of those dispensaries.