• The Various Ways to Smoke and Vape Flower

    Whether you are a veteran user or new to the world of cannabis, a review of the various ways you can enjoy smoking is helpful to decide on a method that meets your weed needs. While cannabis enthusiasts debate the best way to smoke or vape, there really is no right or wrong way. There is only the right way for you. Of course, there are pros and cons to each method, so we will review those points too. Some items that you will need for several of the imbibing options include a lighter and a grinder. Smoking a joint, blunt, bowl, or bong will require a light. A grinder…

  • Can I Eat the Cannabis Flower?

    With the significant demand for edibles in states where medical or recreational marijuana laws allow for consumption, many people may be asking, “So if edibles are all the rage, why can’t I just cut to the chase and eat the flower?” It is tempting to make things simple, and it seems like it would make sense to be able to eat the bud in its raw state the way we might crunch into an uncooked carrot, but there are some good reasons why you might want to give more thought as to how you consume raw marijuana flower. Those reasons are mainly based on ensuring a pleasurable culinary experience and…

  • Can I Get Fired for Being High?

    If you have a job, a government job, or a job in the private sector, you want to make sure that you do nothing to jeopardize that position. But that includes understanding what rights you have, how you might get tested for marijuana use at work, and whether or not your job is safe if you choose to smoke recreationally or with a prescription. There has been a great deal of publicity regarding the approval of recreational marijuana in multiple states. But it is important not to confuse the legality of smoking with the freedom to do it whenever and wherever you choose. Think of it like drinking. If you…

  • How to tell if someone is high?

    As the cannabis industry booms, cannabis users, law enforcement officers, parents, and business stakeholders are all revisiting the issue of marijuana use detection. Some parents are concerned about a child who may be using too much cannabis and want to know the signs of use (or confirm them) in order to keep that loved one safe. In professional and law enforcement circles, policies and practices exist to detect marijuana use even as legislation of medical and/or recreational marijuana evolves. This article will explore some physical and behavioral signs of a person under the influence of cannabis as well as the latest technologies used for detection. Everyone is affected differently by…

  • What to expect first time at a dispensary

    For anyone who is curious about cannabis doesn’t know what to expect going into a dispensary, this article is here to help. Dispensaries might be legal where you live but actually stepping foot inside of one can be intimidating especially if you don’t know what to expect for your first visit. First of all, as long as you are over 21 and the dispensary in question has a state-approved license to operate, you can just walk right in. However, no children are allowed with you if they are underage under any circumstances. It doesn’t matter if you are a medical card carrier or you work at the dispensary. Only those…

  • What to do when you feel to high?

    Those new to imbibing cannabis express concern over getting too high. Like the use of alcohol, food, or anything else, moderation is best, and cannabis use is a beautiful experience that is best slowly cherished. Nevertheless, it is good to know what to do if you ever find yourself feeling overcome and worried about your physical state. To put things in perspective, you would need lots of time to ingest dangerous amounts of weed. Most weed smokers or those who prefer taking edibles are active people who enjoy the herb and then go on with their day. You would really have to sit at home all day with ample amounts…

  • What type of Cannabis Should I try for the first time?

    Whether it is your first time experimenting with cannabis, or you are just curious what else is out there, you likely have many questions about the type of cannabis that you should try. First, it is important to review the different types. The two main strains are sativa and Indica. Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica are two different species of the same cannabis plant and they produce different highs. Sativa gives the more cognitively uplifting, head high, where you have more energy for physical activities, social gatherings, and creative tasks. Indica is more of a relaxing, body high that sedates and is used to relax before bed or when overwhelmed…

  • Differences between Hashish and Marijuana

    Many people who have tried marijuana have not tried hashish, even though weed and hash are both extracted from cannabis sativa or indica. Most people have used or are familiar with weed, but many folks assume only the traveler in an exotic location or the truly adventurous might use hashish. However, as recreational marijuana use becomes more widely accepted and legalized, hashish use is also increasing and people are using a variety of ways to extract it from the cannabis plant. Hashish is made by compressing the most potent parts of the cannabis plant called the trichomes. Trichomes are the gummy resin components found in the “hairs” of the marijuana…

  • Cannabis for Dogs

    The Scoop on Cannabis-based Treatments for Dogs People are increasingly using medical cannabis for many ailments, but it is safe and effective for dogs? Many research studies indicate cannabis is safe for humans, but how do cannabis products affect dogs? A lot pet owners use the cannabis extract CBD (cannabidiol) which does not have the components that cause the psychoactive high that THC does. While most veterinarians warn that the effects of THC are potentially lethal for canines, many veterinarians are recommending CBD for the same reasons humans use CBD, such as skin allergies, anxiety, and seizures. In general the pet care industry is a robust one in which American…

  • Ways to Consume Cannabis

    CBD can be taken in a variety of ways such as a spray in the mouth, a pill under the tongue, being swallowed, rubbed on as an oil, taken as a patch applied to the skin or inhaled using a vaporizer. Cannabis has been worked into all sorts of baked goods like cookies and brownies, included in gummy bears, infused into espresso beans and even combined with beer!

  • Indica or Sativa

    Indica and Sativa are the two main strains of cannabis. Sativa plants are recognizable by their thinner leaves. They have a longer flowering cycle and are very tall. They can grow up to 25 feet in height, though most plants remain under 12 feet. Indica plants have distinctly fat leaves. Their flowering cycles are shorter, as are their plants; these plants typically grow under 6 feet in height. Both Sativa and Indica plants manifest in the form of many strains, each with unique terpene and cannabinoid profiles. That means you can find a strain of either to help with a variety of benefits ranging from Alzheimer’s to insomnia to productivity.…