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3 Talking Points For Discussing Responsible Cannabis Use With Your Kids

If you’re one of the millions of Americans now enjoying safe and legal cannabis, we couldn’t be more excited for you. You’re in great company—an overwhelming majority of Americans support the decriminalization of cannabis—and we’re confident that cannabis stands to play a genuinely positive and valuable role in the lives of millions more to come. […]
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How Does Cannabis Affect Our Health?

Is cannabis a dangerous controlled substance, an intoxicant fit only for limited adult use, or a powerful, even potentially vital medication nearly perfectly suited to human physiology? The answer may be all three, depending on your perspective. If you’re a wee bit confused, join the club! Nearly everyone now alive in this country grew up […]
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The Science Behind Cannabis Extraction

The phrase “this is not your parents’ weed” may have passed its sell-by date, but like so many truisms, it finds new applications on a seemingly endless basis. Its original use was to warn imbibers that, when we speak of the concentration of THC—cannabis’ psychoactive compound—today’s cannabis is exponentially stronger than the products commonly found […]
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What You Need to Know About Cannabis Infused Edibles

As the decriminalization – and, in the case of Washington and several other states, full legalization – of marijuana exits its infancy, you’re no doubt starting to hear more about the use of edibles. If you’re wondering what cannabis-infused edibles are and whether they will work in your life, here’s a brief primer. What Are […]
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Washington Marijuana Laws: What’s Legal, What’s Not?

Are you a bit unsure as to what’s legal and what’s not when it comes to cannabis? If so, you can relax: You’re in good company. In the space of just a few years, cannabis has seemingly gone from being Public Enemy #1 to full legalization. It’s no wonder so many cannabis-curious citizens find themselves […]
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Marijuana vs Cannabis: Why Language Matters

Cannabis is the botanical word for a hemp plant derivative that’s been called by many names. Pot, herb, reefer, grass, ganja and Mary Jane are just a few of its numerous nicknames. However, the most popular term throughout recent years has been marijuana. That word’s origins are linked with a Mexican word used for the […]

Mary Mart Recreational Cannabis Dispensary Announces New Website

TACOMA, WA — Mary Mart, a local adult-use recreational dispensary launched a new website today. Mary Mart is known locally for having friendly, knowledgeable staff and a diverse product menu that features options to satisfy everyone — from cannabis novices to sophisticated cannabis connoisseurs. Mary Mart owner, Damien McDivitt, a Tacoma local is excited about […]

Sativa vs Indica: What Do They Really Mean & Can We Do Better?

When it comes time to purchase our weekly or monthly supply of cannabis we initially take note that there are three general “types” of cannabis strains to experience. Sativa, Indica & hybrid strains of weed are what our local and international dispensaries are currently using to measure the specific high we’re craving. The question is, […]
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Cannabis Strain Review: Sour Diesel

A Brief History: Descending From OG Kush A long-time favorite of cannabis enthusiasts, sour diesel is the product of an opportune mix of plants stemming from seeds purchased at a concert. The story goes the seeds were bought at a 1991 Grateful Dead concert in Colorado before being distributed throughout the East Coast for further […]