The many ways of consuming cannabis

Cannabis affects each person in different ways. Some people prefer smoking flower or vaping while others choose products that offer easier dosing, such as capsules or tinctures. The rapidly-growing categories of options provides plenty of opportunity to cater to tastes, tolerance level, lifestyle and effects. There is no single product that is ideal for everyone and no dosage that fits every...

Types of cannabis classifications

Shopping at the cannabis dispensary typically offers three categories. The different strains are referred to as indica, sativa or hybrids. These classifications actually indicate the origin of the plant rather than the effects. Sativas are taller with long, slender, light green leaves. Indicas are shorter, bushier plants with wide, dark green leaves. Due to extensive cross-breeding over hundreds...

Some Cannabis Basics

While not everyone has heard of cannabinoids and terpenes, they are very important in the world of cannabis. The cannabinoids, such as THC and CBD, are responsible for the effects produced from consuming cannabis. THC is most well-known for causing the psychoactive effects but also offers curative potential. CBD is gaining notoriety for curative properties. It is non-psychoactive and helps to...

Why I like to smoke my cannabis from a vape

While smokable dried flower remains the most popular consumption method, cannabis vapes are quickly becoming a go-to choice for more and more recreational devotees and medicinal patients. For beginners, vapes provide simplicity. They don’t need to invest in an inventory of specialized gear. They don’t need to be an expert at packing a pipe or rolling a joint. With the convenience of a...

The different types of marijuana concentrates explained

There are multiple extraction processes that are used to create a variety of types of cannabis concentrates. Each texture and consistency of concentrate offers unique characteristics that affect the experience. For example, there is full-spectrum cannabis oil that is produced by pulling out cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids. This full-spectrum oil is usually dark in color with earthy...

Tinctures offer unique benefits

While most everyone has heard of smoking marijuana or cannabis-infused edibles, tinctures are just beginning to be fully appreciated. Surprisingly enough, tinctures are one of the oldest forms of medicine. They have been used by Chinese emperors and healers in ancient times. Queen Victoria used cannabis to treat menstrual cramps. By the time of the Civil War, indica tinctures were a household...