Friday, January 24, 2020
The renaissance in cannabis has led to a number of new ways to enjoy herb. Now there’s shatter, wax, dabs and other concentrates in addition to traditional flower, kief, hash and so on. Along with this has been a...
In Sanskrit, Ananda means bliss, or happiness. This is where the chemical name for “Anandamide” comes from. Anandamide is a receptor in the brain that binds with THC. Anandamide is “the human version” of THC that creates...
Recently a friend posted a picture on social media of a classic improvised pipe, the apple. Almost everyone is familiar with this beast, hewn from a real apple, and completely self-contained. My friend happened to be traveling around the...
A master chef can take scraps and make a meal, right? Well, marijuana shake is a little like that -- the scraps of your stash. Over time your weed stash become fragmented, as you break apart flowers to grind...
It can be a little confusing to read about cannabis these days, but only because there’s so much more we know about it and how it affects us. We’re still learning how some cannabinoids impact our endocannabinoid system, not...
Terpenes are present in many plants, but obviously we’re going to talk about their presence in cannabis. They’re stored in the trichomes of cannabis plants, the fragile, hair-like glands on mature buds. They’re also oily hydrocarbons, which may be...
There’s a longtime practice among cannabis growers to “flush” nutrients before harvest to improve taste. Why? The thinking has been that any leftover fertilizer would alter the taste or even the burnability of the plants. Burnability? Yep, growers say...
As long as there have been drug companies there have been “cures” for anxiety. Even before, humans had to cope with anxiety that didn’t involve prescriptions, but more natural methods. Mental health was a bit more holistic, before TV...
If you’ve ever needed proof that elections matter, look to Colorado. Not only has the state been a shining example of successful legalization, its new governor is a champion of legal weed. While Jared Polis says he doesn’t partake,...
How did you first hear about medical marijuana? It might have been a news story about pending legislation or perhaps its potential for medical applications. There’s been a surge in the science behind medical cannabis, yet the reason why...

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