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What Is Live Rosin?

Live rosin is the latest craze to sweep the cannabis concentrate market. They tend to be the most expensive product per gram at dispensaries. Is it worth the hype? Well, there are absolutely no solvents involved. And producers make them with trichome and terpene-rich plants. Then, producers need to sift and press those plants for smaller, […]

The latest in cannabis research from summer/fall 2019

The global cannabis research effort is gaining momentum and new areas of research are emerging. Cannabidiol’s (CBD) therapeutic benefits remain a hot research topic, and some of these studies have now expanded to placebo-controlled human clinical trials. Others are moving beyond THC and CBD as scientists take a closer look at the effects of what […]

4 Tips To Destress During A Hectic Christmas

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What are cannabis terpenes and what do they do?

There’s something about the aroma of cannabis that soothes the mind and body. Whether it’s the sweet fruity taste of Pineapple Trainwreck or that skunky smell that bursts from a cracked bud of Sour Diesel, we know there’s something going on under their complex and flavorful bouquets. Terpenes are what you smell, and knowing what they are will […]

Cannabis for colds and flu? Here’s what the experts say

It comes on like a freight train: sore throat, stuffy nose, cough, body aches, and malaise. And that’s just the common cold. The flu ups the ante with all those symptoms plus fever, severe headache, and extreme exhaustion—in some adult cases vomiting and diarrhea, although those are more common in kids. After about five to seven days […]

Which Canadian Cannabis Strains Are Highest in THC?

High-THC strains are in high demand across Canada as cannabis buyers seek out the most potent products on the market. Often equated with offering “more bang for your buck,” high-THC cannabis can, for some, provide the most intoxicating effects, while for others, a high dose is simply a recipe to fall asleep. Below, we summarize details […]

What is Hash: All You Need to Know About This Potent Weed Derivative

Hash (hashish) is one of the most potent cannabis derivatives, with high concentrations of THC. Since it’s now widely available around the world, I decided to create an all-encompassing, encyclopedic online hash manual. We have a lot to cover so let’s get started. What exactly is hash? Hash (or hashish) is a drug made from […]

Pot class in session at Alberta cannabis growing facility

‘This is an industry I’ve always wanted to even just get my foot in the door for’ An Alberta cannabis producer has opened its growing facility to students for a three-day pot production class.  Citing the cannabis industry’s struggle to keep supply up with demand, Freedom Cannabis Inc. partnered with Edmonton’s NorQuest College to offer […]

How the Cannabis Industry Can Do Better to Fight the Climate Crisis

Between energy-intensive indoor grows and the mountain of plastic packaging, legal weed is not as green as you would think. But some producers — like California’s Aster Farms — are leading the way to sustainability This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage […]

Cannabis Strains That Are Unexpectedly Similar

Cannabis strains are made up of cannabinoids (like THC and CBD) as well as terpenes, which are aromatic compounds that give each flower its unique aroma. We’re constantly learning more about these terpenes and how they impact the overall experience of consuming cannabis. When choosing a strain, we often think of sativas and indicas as being polar opposites in effect, […]

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