Organic Cannabis Makes a Difference

  Like any produce, cannabis is a plant grown for human use and consumption, and can be created with harmful, toxic pesticides. Again, like any produce, to ensure a plant grown without the use of pesticides, but in a controlled environment that keeps out bugs and nasties… is pretty costly. Despite the cost, I am…

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What You Need to Know About the FDA’s Public Hearing on CBD

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is tasked with protecting consumers from harmful foods, drugs, vaccines, cosmetics, medical devices, and more. On May 31, 2019, the agency held a public hearing on cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating chemical compound found in cannabis and hemp. Consumers, health professionals, scientists, manufacturers, and more industry insiders called for regulation…

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The Strains I’m Growing This Year

With Summer just on the horizon, I decided to start my annual Pacific Northwest outdoor grow. I decided to go with 4 very exciting strains this year and figured I’d take you along for the ride from start to finish. This will be my first installment with hopefully many more to come over the next…

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Can You Get Evicted for Legal Weed?

As any informed stoner knows, there are plenty of grey areas when it comes to cannabis regulation. Even after California legalized recreational adult-use marijuana with Prop. 64, adult users are prohibited from smoking or consuming weed in public – barring the cannabis consumption cafes slated to open in West Hollywood this summer – adults can…

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TSA allows CBD epilepsy medicine on flights

Epidiolex, the breakthrough antiepelleptic medicine derived from cannabis, is now cleared for flights according to the TSA. According to the drug manufacturer’s website, Epidiolex is used by patients who have seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome. It contains CBD, cannabidiiol, which acts as an antiepeletpic and prevents or lessens the intensity of seizures.…

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Why Terpenes Matter

  When you go into your dispensary, and start to browse the goods, you’ll notice different levels and percentages on the labels. THC and CBD percentages are most common, sometimes an indication of indica or sativa or hybrid. In visits past, I’ve picked up eighths where my budtender didn’t even remember to write the strain…

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