The Recreational Users Guide to Concentrates

By 11 months ago

For many novice cannabis consumers, the dispensary can be an intimidating place full of unfamiliar products. Concentrates are becoming an increasingly popular consumption method and have created an entire subculture within the cannabis community. Cannabis concentrates or extracts are refined products that contain high amounts of cannabis oil with little to no plant matter. Unfortunately, […]

Cannabis Variations – Are Strain Names Useful?

By 11 months ago

For recreational cannabis, where marketing is king and differentiating one’s products takes creativity and yet importantly demands a reproducible experience for the end user, enter the new marketing trend known as “effects-based” classification, where strains go unnamed in place of words imbuing an anticipated, reproducible outcome for the end user. And for established medicinal cannabis […]

Allergies and Cannabis

By 1 year ago

Allergies affect so many people from all walks of life. Here on the west coast, seasonal allergies seem to hit us hard and can be very unpredictable. Luckily, for those residing in California, cannabis is currently available for medical use to help reduce or treat symptoms associated with these unpredictable and pestering allergies. Did you […]

Putting the “Chronic” in Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

By 1 year ago

Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is a progressive disorder that makes it increasingly more difficult to breathe. Along with difficulty breathing, other symptoms of COPD include increased mucus production, coughing, and fatigue. COPD affects over 30 million individuals in the United States. Two-thirds of those affected by COPD (regardless of cause) are over age 45, […]

But Wait, There’s More: Understanding the Entourage Effect

By 1 year ago

California, like many other cannabis markets has experienced consumer demand for high THC cannabis flowers. Consumers have associated higher THC numbers with a stronger “high”, but this can be an incorrect correlation. The most potent strains of Jamaican cannabis, known for its long history of superb cannabis cultivation, frequently have THC levels in the 15 […]