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Classic Summer Recipes — Supercharged with Cannabis

What’s summer without a tall glass of freshly-squeezed lemonade or an ooey, gooey s’more? If the kid in you loves these summer treats, we’re sharing recipes that grown-up you will adore. That’s because — you guessed it — these classic summer recipes are supercharged with cannabis. That makes them totally off limits to any youngsters out there, so please prepare and enjoy these responsibly. Read more

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Warning: Cannabis-Infused Gummies Melt in Hot Cars!

We hit triple digits here in northern Nevada this week, and we’re adding something important to the list of things to keep out of hot cars — your cannabis-infused gummies! Consider this your official warning, because infused gummies will melt into a delicious but problematic pile of goo if you carelessly leave them in the car. And nobody wants that. We turned to the gummy professionals themselves over at Kanji for some tips and pointers. Read more

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Best Practices for Cannabis and Wine Pairings

You’ve probably heard stories from friends who indulged in cannabis and alcohol at the same time, with hilariously awful results. But for some people, cannabis and wine pairings are as tantalizing and enjoyable as the more classic wine and cheese combo. And if you think about it, that makes sense. Both cannabis and wine are fragrant and flavorful, and combining them appropriately can enhance those characteristics and hone your senses. But before you fire one up and open that bottle, read on for a few cannabis-and-wine-pairing best practices. Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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