HIGHER LEARNING

Cannabis Legalization Landscape in 2018

Happy 2018 everyone! When it comes to the legal availability of cannabis, there is indeed reason to be optimistic.* As for 2017 — well, it could’ve been a lot worse. Last January ushered in a presidential administration that many feared would roll back over two decades of cannabis legalization progress. A year later, although cannabis remains illegal on […]

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HIGHER LEARNING, HOW-TOS

Can You Fly With Marijuana?

Millions of people are expected to fly each day during the holidays. It wouldn’t be farfetched to think some passengers are flying high in more ways than one. After all, medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and Washington, D.C. But is it legal to fly with weed? Melissa Etheridge stows her medical marijuana in […]

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HIGHER LEARNING, HOW-TOS

How to Know Good Cannabis From the Bad and the Ugly

If the concept of a beautiful weed-shopping experience is foreign to you, you’re not alone. In the U.S., such things have only recently begun to take root. Dispensaries are no longer bare-bones operations offering quick in-and-out options. Many have extensive (and technical) menus, wide selection of products, and displays of high-quality weed. Regardless of your level […]

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DESIGN, LIFESTYLE

Creating a Modern Marijuana Brand

It’s no secret we at Hi&Low drool over cool design. Add to that a splash of irreverence and potent dose of creativity? Somebody get us a mop. So when we stumbled on Surface magazine’s design challenge, which asks design companies to rethink the marijuana branding and packaging of the future, we knew we were going to […]

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BODY + WELLNESS, HIGHER LEARNING

CBD: Cannabis Therapy Without the High

While THC has enjoyed the spotlight for decades, there’s been growing interest in high-CBD cannabis strains and edibles for therapy without the high. CBD, or cannabidiol, was historically thought to be biologically inactive. However, in the past decade, dozens of scientific and medical studies have shown CBD can be effective in treating anxiety, depression, inflammation, joint […]

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DESIGN, HOW-TOS

How to Choose a Vape Pen

Vape pens are becoming one of the most popular ways to smoke marijuana. It’s not surprising considering they are super portable, discreet, and virtually odorless. Plus, a vape pen heats marijuana to temperatures that are just hot enough to evaporate the active ingredients but not enough to combust (burn), exposing cannabis smokers to less toxins […]

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BODY + WELLNESS

Is Organic Cannabis a Thing?

As with anything else we put into our bodies, we want to be able to choose cannabis that has been grown without toxic pesticides and chemical fertilizers. But you likely won’t find a USDA Organic sticker on your marijuana flowers or cannabis products anytime soon. The term organic is federally regulated, and cannabis isn’t recognized […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

How Does Your (Marijuana) Garden Grow?

As cannabis use increases, it’s worth knowing where our marijuana comes from. Below is a basic overview of how cannabis plants grow and the debate on the movement towards industrialized, mass-scale cannabis farming. California lawmakers are still ironing out the details on regulating the legalization of recreational cannabis. One issue is whether or not to […]

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