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The Amazing Medical Benefits of Marijuana

Few topics stir as much controversy among doctors as cannabis. How safe is it? Is legalizing wise? What proof of effectiveness? What uses does it have? Is it addictive? Will teenagers not go overboard? Is it the miracle researchers tout? Many worry medical marijuana might just be a ploy to make cannabis legal worldwide. However, […]

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Why Do Some Societies Consider Weed Sacred?

Today we use visit a cannabis dispensary medicinally and recreationally. In times past, and in some places still today, folks consider it sacred, a spiritual herb. It forms part of certain ceremonies and rituals over several centuries and worldwide too. Societies from today’s Rastafarians to ancient Taoists in China recognized its spiritual effects. As more […]

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3 Top Benefits of Infusing Cannabis Joints

Today, you can search Google for a “cannabis store near me” and find a long inventory of results. Weed is legal in California both medically and recreationally. Most other states have liberal laws for one or the other too, often both. Breeders are cultivating new strains for new effects and therapies. Companies are innovating with […]

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How Is Marijuana Beneficial for Health?

Not long ago, two decades, three at most, cannabis came reserved for the stereotypical stoner. It was taboo. Prohibited. All anybody really knew was that it made you “high,” made you giggle uncontrollably, or made you fall asleep. The world changed since then. Unless you are unaware of civilization, you surely know by now that […]

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Cannabis Terpene Facts

Cannabis smells, and with good reason: it’s loaded with terpenes, aromatic compounds that not only determine a particular strain’s smell and taste, but also contribute to its effects. These are the most common terpenes you see today.   Myrcene (MUR-seen) The most common terpene in modern commercial cannabis. Believed to promote calming effects. Also Found […]

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What Are Terpenes In Cannabis?

Terpenes In Cannabis Secreted in the same glands that produce cannabinoids like THC and CBD, terpenes are aromatic oils that color cannabis varieties with distinctive flavors like citrus, berry, mint, and pine. Not unlike other strong-smelling plants and flowers, the development of terpenes in cannabis began for adaptive purposes: to repel predators and lure pollinators. There are many factors that […]

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Anatomy of a Cannabis Plant

Anatomy Of A Cannabis Plant When looking at a cannabis plant at Herbarium, you’ll notice a complex binding of different parts: the fiery orange hairs, the sugary crystals, chunky knobs encased by tiny leaves. But what exactly are all of these and what do they do? The cannabis plant is comprised of several structures, many […]

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Terpenes- The Flavors of Cannabis

If you’re familiar with essential oils, you already know what terpenes are. They are aromatic oils that are secreted from specific glands in many different plants. In the cannabis plant, terpenes are produced from the same glands that are responsible for cannabinoids like THC and CBD. They developed over generations for the same reasons that […]

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Can’t sleep? Cannabis can help.

Approximately 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year and many of the pharmaceutical solutions to this issue can be addictive or dangerous. With it’s broadening medicinal and recreational legality, people are beginning to turn to cannabis to help them get to sleep and stay asleep. The best strains for sleep aid are ones that […]

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Recreational or Medicinal Cannabis Plant

What is the Difference Between Recreational and Medicinal Cannabis?

You may know about the differences in your retail experience when purchasing cannabis for medicinal vs. recreational reasons, but did you know that many growers specifically cultivate their plants to serve the specific needs of both types of cannabis consumers? Medicinal cannabis is usually cultivated with the cannabinoid profile in mind. Growers aim to achieve […]

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