710 isn’t Just about Dabbing Anymore

The 7/10 holiday — you know, OIL upside down and backwards — has a hazy origin story but it’s generally agreed that by 2013, it was linked to dabbing. In the years since, it’s become heavily commercialized, for better or for worse, and the focus is on oil. But times, they are a-changing. And these days, 710 is a chance to celebrate not just resin and dabs, but the bigger, broader world of cannabis extracts in all their creative, amazing glory. Today, we’re highlighting three kinds of extracts that deserve a little recognition. Read more


Why Coffee and CBD are a Perfect Pair

What do you get when you take the energizing, buzzy boost of your favorite morning java with a side of cannabidiol, or as we all know it, CBD? Magic. You get magic. Caffeine and CBD go together like peanut butter and jelly — if PB&J had pain-relieving, anxiety-calming, seizure-reducing properties. Here’s why the two compounds play together so nicely. Read more


Three Truths about Cannabis

We’ve long taken the stance that education is the key to shattering persistent and damaging myths about cannabis. People are naturally fearful or dismissive of that which they don’t understand, and from policymakers to scientists to citizens, education matters. If we had the country’s undivided attention for just a minute to share a little information about cannabis — the stuff everyone needs to know — here’s where we’d start. Read more


Why Cannabutter is the Secret Ingredient Your Food Needs

We love sharing recipes around these parts, and cannabutter tends to make an appearance in them. That’s because it’s a wonderfully versatile ingredient that can enhance any dish calling for butter. The key, of course, is understanding how to properly prepare cannabutter. Here’s how to do that, and why cannabutter is the secret ingredient your food needs. Read more


Why Cannabis May Be A Better Option than Pharmaceuticals for Anxiety During the Pandemic

In news that will surprise no one, Americans turned en masse to pharmaceuticals during the COVID-19 pandemic in a bid to deal with skyrocketing anxiety. The numbers are pretty sobering, particularly because anxiety medications have been on a downward spiral over the last five years. Here’s why cannabis may be a better option than pharmaceuticals for anxiety during the pandemic (or any time). Read more


Here’s How Cannabis Helps You Focus

Hands up if you’ve ever used cannabis for the focus and motivation you need to hit the gym, finish a painting, or, say, write a blog post. While the research has yet to weigh in — as is often the case when it comes to cannabis — anecdotal evidence abounds. So while we can’t say exactly how cannabis helps you focus, we can make a pretty compelling argument that the inherent properties of this wonder plant open the door to serious productivity. Read more


Going Smokeless — How to Consume Cannabis During the Pandemic

There’s a lot of speculation about COVID-19 these days, and smoking cigarettes has been linked to worse outcomes if you become infected. While no one knows for sure, the safest course of action is probably to avoid introducing any foreign substances into your lungs — cannabis included. But that doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying the benefits of cannabis. Consider it an opportunity to get out of your comfort zone and try something new, like an edible, a tincture, or a topical. Read more


Cannabis as Self-Care — Three Products to Try During Self-Isolation

We’re living through a historical moment these days, and it’s taking a toll. Financial worries, concerns about the virus itself, and the act of social-distancing are probably manifesting in some low-level stress and anxiety at the very least. But a little self-care go a long way. And cannabis happens to be an excellent place to start. Get started with cannabis as a form of self care and give these three products a whirl during self-isolation. Read more


Infused Guacamole for a Little Extra this Cinco De Mayo

Self-isolation or not, it’s Cinco de Mayo! It’s a day to celebrate Mexican food, culture, and heritage, even if you’re doing all that celebrating at home. If you’re whipping up some fresh guacamole to go with those margaritas or carne asada tacos, we’re sharing a recipe to kick things up. This infused guacamole is a little extra — in the best way. Read more

Do Cannabis Edibles Have a Shelf Life?

This is a crazy time, and if you’ve been to the grocery store recently, you know first-hand that hoarding tendencies are running rampant. People like to stock up in a panic and in addition to toilet paper and hand sanitizer, you may also be ordering a whole lot of cannabis edibles these days. It’s a smart alternative to smoking right now, but it also may have you wondering whether cannabis edibles have a shelf life. Hey, good question. Read more