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
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
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
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.
The cannabis plant has been used medicinally around the world for centuries, and that continues to be the case despite current political and legal hurdles. While it isn’t recognized as a treatment for cancer or any other medical condition by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (and is currently still classified as a Schedule I controlled substance, meaning it can’t be legally prescribed, possessed, or sold under federal law), there are a number of small studies and plenty of anecdotal evidence that point to cannabis’ efficacy against certain cancer symptoms.
Fortunately, the use of medicinal cannabis is legal under state law in 29 states, plus Washington, D.C., and people residing in these parts of the country are able to benefit from cannabis use. Those with cancer in particular, can find relief from a number of symptoms. Read more
There’s a stereotype about the average pot smoker, and it’s not especiallly flattering. That makes this exploding cannabis beauty trend all the more amusing. The truth is, the more people learn about cannabis, the more the stigma and stereotypes begin to fade. Here’s why cannabis is becoming a popular option for skincare. Read more
All moms deserve to be spoiled on Mother’s Day. And for the veteran cannabis moms or those looking for alternatives to traditional stress-busters, we have a few suggestions. Read on for our ideas to make this a cannabis-infused Mother’s Day. Read more
Microdosing is exactly what it sounds like – ingesting minimal amounts of cannabis. But that doesn’t mean the benefits are small. From regulating mood and stimulating creativity to managing pain and tension, people are microdosing cannabis for a myriad of reasons. Read more
In the cannabis world, the tincture may be one of the most under appreciated methods of consumption. But we think that’s just because people don’t realize how efficient, quick and precise this delivery method really is. Read on for everything you need to know about cannabis tinctures. Read more
When you pay for high-quality cannabis products, you want to keep them, well, high quality. And the best way to do that is with proper storage. Learn about the three main culprits of cannabis degradation, and how you can store your cannabis products to keep them fresh for months. Read more