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cannabis for weight loss

Cannabis for Weight Loss: How CBD Helps With Appetite Suppression

Cannabis has a bit of a reputation when it comes to your appetite. So much so that its ability to create an unstoppable case of the munchies has led to its use as an effective treatment for the loss of appetite in chemotherapy and other conditions. What most people don’t realize, however, is that this […]
best books on cannabis

7 Enlightening Books On Cannabis You Need To Read

If the furious pace of cannabis legalization has your head spinning, you’re not alone: Decades-old habits, assumptions, and—most importantly—laws have undergone huge changes in the figurative blink of an eye. The most obvious change this has wrought is—needless to say—access to clean, well-tended and safe cannabis. But in the long run, it’s likely that a […]
smoking vs vaping

What is the Difference Between Smoking vs Vaping Weed?

One of the most important distinctions for a new cannabis smoker to understand about modern marijuana use is knowing the difference of smoking vs vaping cannabis flower (vaping concentrates is a whole different topic). Here is a quick guide to help you sort out the differences and make an informed choice that is best for […]
recreational marijuana use

5 Ways To Achieve Responsible Recreational Marijuana Use

We’re living in such a fascinating time in cannabis history, and it’s incredibly exciting to be playing a role in its emergence from behind the clouds of prohibition and misunderstanding. This shift in perception—introducing many millions to the therapeutic and recreational potential of this fascinating plant—is a perfect time to pull over and ponder what […]
cannabis and health

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 […]
Cannabis Extraction

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 […]
cannabis infused edible

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 […]
Washington marijuana laws

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 […]
marijuana vs cannabis

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 […]

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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