Differences between CBD and CBG
Please refer to the chart above for an easy way to understand some of the differences between CBD and CBG. Both CBD and CBG have similar uses and effects, but CBD works better for some conditions and CBG works better for others. You can learn more about the differences between CBD and CBG by checking out some of our articles linked below. Keep in mind that the chart above is created using only scientific studies, and that published research about CBD and CBG is still limited. We recommend also reading the customer testimonials on our product pages for reports from people who have tried the products themselves.
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