California’s Cannabis Tax Explained
California’s Cannabis Tax Explained California’s Cannabis Tax Explained If you’ve visited a dispensary since January 1st, you’ve probably noticed a marked increase in the price of cannabis. Taxes are a staggering 25% or more in many areas which feels a lot less impactful when you purchase a gram than when you purchase an ounce. If […]
What Are Terpenes and Why Do They Matter?
What Are Terpenes and Why Do They Matter? One of the greatest benefits of cannabis legalization is that consumers have more choices than ever regarding which cannabis strains to buy. If you’re new to legal medical or recreational cannabis, you may even think, “what’s the difference? As long as it works!” But, if you aren’t […]
What is THCA and How Does It Differ from THC?
What is THCA and How Does It Differ from THC? In the age of lab results, it’s important to be able to tell the difference between the various cannabinoids and terpenes they list. If you’re confused by seeing THCA and THC on cannabis products, you’re not alone. States that have legalized cannabis often have testing […]
Joints, Blunts, and Spliffs – What’s the Diff?
Joints, Blunts, and Spliffs – What’s the Diff? Joints, Blunts, and Spliffs – What’s the Diff? It’s hard not to love cannabis rolls. They’re portable, shareable, and easy to procure. You can purchase them pre-rolled or learn to roll them yourself (see YouTube). When it comes to pre-rolls, the selection is staggering. There are bargain […]
Newbie’s Guide to Vaping Cannabis
Newbie’s Guide to Vaping Cannabis By Zelda Flowers Vaping can have several advantages over the traditional method of burning cannabis flowers, i.e. smoking a joint or from a pipe. What is Vaping? Vaping is when a material (oil or flowers) is heated to a temperature that releases compounds in a vapor, but is below the […]
Earth First: What is Biodynamic Cannabis Cultivation?
Earth First: What is Biodynamic Cannabis Cultivation? According to the Biodynamic Association, “biodynamics is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition.” But, what does that look like in practical terms and what are the benefits? Biodynamics takes the ethos of organic farming and takes it ten steps further. Dr. Rudolf […]
Growing Cannabis from Seeds or Clones: What’s the Difference?
Growing Cannabis from Seeds or Clones: What’s the Difference? By Zelda Flowers If you’re thinking of growing cannabis at home, you have two options: clones or seeds. There are benefits and drawbacks of each. Here’s what you need to know when choosing which method to start your new cannabis crop. What are Clones? A clone […]
THC-CBD Ratio and What It Means to You
THC-CBD Ratio and What It Means to You High THC cannabis strains are sought out by recreational users as THC is the cannabinoid responsible for psychoactive effects and feeling “high.” The higher the THC in a strain, the lower the cannabinoid CBD will be and vice-versa. For those using cannabis for more therapeutic reasons, heading […]
How to Make the Most Out of Your Cannabis Experience
How to Make the Most Out of Your Cannabis Experience The New Year is traditionally a time for resolutions and symbolic new beginnings. This year why not make the resolution to take your cannabis a bit more seriously? If you really want to get the most out of your cannabis experience, whether you’re using it […]
2017 Best of Harvest – Locomotion by Mendo Dope
2017 Best of Harvest – Locomotion by Mendo Dope Locomotion is a beautiful phenotype grown by local favorites, Mendocino cultivators Mendo Dope Family Farms. If you’re not familiar with Mendo Dope, you should be. They grow some of the best outdoor cannabis in Northern California on the biggest trees. They also record “weed music” in […]