HOW-TOS

How to Build Your Cannabis Starter Kit

You love a good statistic, and here are two: over 52% of American adults had tried cannabis at least once as of a 2016 Pew Research poll, but only about 7% purchased cannabis products at least once a month. That means that most of us have been relying on the kindness of our generous friends […]

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DESIGN, HOW-TOS

Weed Storage Basics: Tips to Keeping Your Flowers Fresh

You’re finally a fully realized adult with a great job, sense of style, and apartment you’ve actually taken time to decorate. Now onto more important matters at hand: weed storage. You might not have given a lot of thought to how you store your cannabis. But the expanding acceptance of marijuana means you no longer […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

Know Your Cannabis Lingo and Definitions

Here’s the essential vocab you need to know to avoid feeling like a newb. Affecting a Rastafarian accent is up to you, mon. 420: Code to get high, which may or may not take place at a specific time (4:20 pm) or a day (April 20th). The term “420-friendly” indicates places that accept the enjoyment […]

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HOW-TOS, MUNCHIES

The Basics of Cooking With Cannabis

As marijuana becomes more mainstream, we are seeing a culinary wonderland of cannabis cooking in home kitchens. While eating is undeniably about necessity and pleasure, careful attention is required when marijuana enters the cooking equation.  When we ingest marijuana — namely, its psychoactive THC compound — it is metabolized through our livers. This can create […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

The Cannabis Strains Behind Your Fave Flowers

Peruse dispensaries’ menus, and chances are you’ll see cannabis strains that share similar names. This is because many strains on the market are a result of crossbreeding or the cultivated mutations of a handful of desirable strains. Below is a rundown of some cannabis strains that have spawned new generations of ganja. Blueberry This indica […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

A Medical Look at How Our Brains Process Cannabis

Euphoria, enhanced sensation, increased appetite, and occasionally paranoia. These are the common physical effects of cannabis use. But do you know how cannabis affects our brains to produce these effects? The cannabis plant contains at least 483 different chemical compounds. At least 100 of these compounds are cannabinoids, such as delta-9-tetrahydrocannibinol (THC), the main psychoactive […]

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