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Cannabis Legalization Bills Filed at the Federal Level

On Tuesday of this week, California Senator Kamala Harris introduced legislation to decriminalize and tax cannabis on a federal level. Although we have a small quibble with the slang used in the bill’s name – something that’s actually addressed in the bill itself – we are totally on board with the effort. Read more

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Cannabis & The Gym

We love challenging the stigma around cannabis, as evidenced by our amazing creative ambassadors – there’s the jewelry maker, the photographer, the tattoo artist, the DJ, and the gypsy wagon guy. Now, we’re tackling that tired trope of the lazy stoner stuck to the sofa scarfing bags of chips. Here are three reasons cannabis helps you make the most of your gym time. Read more

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New Strain Alert – Obi-Wan OG

We love bringing new strains to the Nevada cannabis market, and after a long, careful selection process, we’re especially excited to drop Obi-Wan OG. This delightful indica-dominant hybrid comes by way of Ocean Grown Seeds – that purveyor of excellence, with more than 30 years of experience in breeding and genetic selection – and the strain is the result of a cross between Ghost OG and Alien Rift. Here’s how things are playing out so far. Read more

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Something Different for Mom this Mother’s Day

Being a mother is one of those amazing experiences that are at once incredibly precious and unbelievably hard. And yes, Mother’s Day is one of those Hallmark holidays, but let’s be clear – all moms deserve at least one day of recognition and gratitude every year. Take her to breakfast, send flowers or chocolates, spring for a massage or spa day, or consider gifting her with an alternative to more mainstream stress-busters. Because motherhood may be magical, but it’s one stressful job. And goodies like these may help. Read more

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Benefits of Cannabis for Man’s Best Friend

Obligatory disclaimer here – at this time, there is limited empirical evidence available about specific benefits of cannabis for our furry friends. And just because something is natural doesn’t mean it’s safe. After all, dogs are allergic to all kinds of things that wouldn’t harm a human – like chocolate. But dogs have an endocannabinoid system with receptors in their brains and nervous system, and cannabis is proving to be an effective pain reliever for canines. Read more

The Best (Debunked) Myths about 4/20

April 20 comes round once a year, and whether you indulge or not, the day is recognized as a national holiday of sorts for cannabis culture. In addition to killer deals and general merriment at your favorite dispensary in states with legal adult use (ahem, KYND is all in at Mynt’s Spring Jamboree!), the day is awash in myth and mystery. There are tons of illicit/thrilling/random rumors that continue to circulate about the day’s origins. Here are a handful of the best (debunked) myths about 4/20. Read more

Real Talk – Synthetic Cannabis is Bad News

Last week, the focus around here was on clean weed – the stuff that’s been tested in accordance with stringent state regulations to ensure that you’re getting pure, consistent products every time you shop at a Nevada dispensary. As it happens, the folks at our favorite downtown Reno dispensary, Mynt, recently published a post about the dangers of synthetic cannabis, which is kind of the opposite of clean weed. We loved their information so much, we had to take that idea and run with it a bit. Read more

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Four Ways Cannabis Boosts Productivity

For many, cannabis is intrinsically linked to relaxation, even lethargy. How else would a term like couch-lock crop up? But as cannabis continues its slow, steady march to legality state by state, people are becoming more sophisticated in their use. From medicinal to functional benefits, cannabis isn’t just for relaxing anymore. For you go-getters out there, here’s how cannabis boosts productivity. Read more

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What’s Better – Smoking or Vaping?

If you think of one thing when consuming cannabis comes up – and it’s smoking – it’s time to learn a little more about vaping. Here’s how vaping works and why it’s a safer, more effective option than lighting all of your premium cannabis on fire. Read more

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Do’s & Don’t’s for Proper Cannabis Storage

Do’s & Don’t’s for Proper Cannabis Storage Keeping cannabis properly stored isn’t just the responsible thing to do. It’s the best way to maintain the aroma, flavor, consistency, and color of your stash. Here’s a handy list of do’s and don’t’s that will help you keep light, air, and moisture – the three main culprits of cannabis degradation – from ruining your cannabis.