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What is THC-O Acetate & How is it Made?

What is THC-O Acetate & How is it Made?

   In a decades-old quest to increase potency in cannabis, mastering growing techniques to improve the cannabinoid expression of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, has led to some of the most potent strains of cannabis sativa the world has ever seen. In addition, methods for extracting the essential oils and cannabinoids from the plant have provided some of the purest THC products...

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Why are silicone pipes, bongs and dab rigs popular

Why are silicone pipes, bongs and dab rigs popular

   Maybe one of the most “smoker-friendly” trends to hit the market lately is the emergence of silicone smoking devices. With the recent announcement of expansion, Mile High Glass Pipes is now starting to offer a wide array of silicone pipes, bongs, rigs, nectar collectors and accessories.    Besides simply being colorful, these versatile devices are practically indestructible unlike their...

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Terp Slurper - What Is It - How to Use One

Terp Slurper - What Is It - How to Use One

   Just as the products in the legal cannabis industry continue to evolve, the devices available to consume them are evolving, too. Cannabis consumers are creative and always exploring new ways to get the most out of their products. The terp slurper is the perfect example of “stoner innovation.” Dabbing Basics   Learning how to consume hash oil can be intimidating....

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420 Events & Celebrations Across The US - 2018

420 Events & Celebrations Across The US - 2018

  While the legend of 420 is deeply rooted in cannabis culture, April 20th has become the unofficial holiday for marijuana advocates everywhere. Today, adult use is allowed in 9 states, medical use is permitted in 29 states, and 64% of American’s support full federal legalization. With prohibition dying, paying homage to the right and the privilege of consuming cannabis...

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Terp Sauce : How's it made, and What's it like?

Terp Sauce : How's it made, and What's it like?

   As the cannabis market continues to mature across the United States, new technologies and processesare producing a constant barrage of new products. With so much competition, manufacturers arealways looking for the next greatest discovery or innovation in order to impress the consumer. Cannabisconsumers today are more sophisticated and demand higher standards, so manufacturers are seekingnew ways to achieve higher...

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Benefits of CBD

Benefits of CBD

   Since California legalized medical marijuana in 1996, a growing movement has helped legalization move slowly across the entire nation. With this expanding market, our knowledge of the cannabis plant and the compounds found in it have also expanded. This re-evaluation of the medicinal properties of cannabis has led to remarkable success stories, and new research and studies have been...

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5 Reasons To Shop An Online Headshop

5 Reasons To Shop An Online Headshop

   In this day of technology, you can absolutely survive from the comforts of your home without ever stepping a foot outside as long as you have the internet. We can order groceries through Amazon or even get fresh, organic meals delivered right to our front door. You can order a pizza with an emoji, you can order supplies with...

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US Marijuana Laws & Racism

US Marijuana Laws & Racism

History is repeating itself… again.    With the recent events in Charlottesville, an ugly truth has been brought to light once again… racism still exists in the United States. Not just in rural areas, not just in trailer parks, and not just dressed in white tank tops with skin heads and swastika tattoos. Racism finds its way into some of...

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The Cannabis Tourist Guide To Las Vegas

The Cannabis Tourist Guide To Las Vegas

   Nevada has always been on the cutting edge of adult debauchery. Legalizing gambling in 1931 was certainly a controversial topic just after the Great Depression, however, probably no less shocking when the state legalized prostitution in 1971. No one even noticed when medical marijuana was approved in 2000, and likewise, it came as not great surprise, last November, when...

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Chemicals Used In Cannabis Growing

Chemicals Used In Cannabis Growing

   Just like any other agriculture industry, the chemicals which commercial cannabis growers use while growing cannabis intended for human consumption must be carefully regulated. In Colorado, reporters at the Cannabist helped bring this problem to light 2015 when they independently tested cannabis concentrate products only to find excessive amounts of residual pesticides in the products they were consuming. Their...

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Marijuana Prices Across The US 2017

Marijuana Prices Across The US 2017

   The pricing of marijuana has long been a topic of conversation. Since individual states in the US started legalizing the herb, the price of marijuana has fluctuated greatly. Now legal to anyone over the age 21 in eight states, and legal for medical purposes in 29 states, cannabis has become a commodity.    While the US average price for...

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Budtenders More Than A Pretty Face

Budtenders More Than A Pretty Face

An article published earlier this week in The Cannabist, brings attention to a very real problem in the industry today… a serious need for better budtenders and a drastic lack of training for those already in the circuit. The cannabis industry is evolving almost as quickly as it is growing and the customer base that many dispensaries are used to...

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Russian Collusion : A Welcome Distraction From Cannabis

Russian Collusion : A Welcome Distraction From Cannabis

   One thing the cannabis community can be thankful for in politics is the distraction the “Russian-Meddling” scandal has provided to lure public officials from their tirade on legal marijuana. While Trump’s administration is busy trying to disprove their involvement with the second most powerful military force in the world, Jeff Sessions and the others have seemingly put their fight...

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First Time Cannabis Users : A Guide

First Time Cannabis Users : A Guide

First Timers, Start Here      Legalization of marijuana is sweeping across the nation with Las Vegas set to make their first legal marijuana sale in just a matter of days. Although many are already familiar with the effects of marijuana because of the black market, many people have not had marijuana in years or are just getting their first...

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Ten Things Everyone Needs To Know About Cannabis

Ten Things Everyone Needs To Know About Cannabis

   A new poll in February of this year showed that nearly 60% of Americans believe marijuana should be legal and 93% were in favor of medical marijuana; and although the mass majority of our population is supportive it appears that 40%, as well as most of the current administration, still need to be persuaded. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, deputy...

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Successful Stoners or Lazy Potheads

Successful Stoners or Lazy Potheads

Blowing Away Stigma    The criminalization of marijuana has been based on racism and false information since the plant was originally prohibited. Harry Anslinger, the first commissioner for the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, said, “Reefer makes darkies think they are as good as white men,” during a conference in the 1930’s. Then came the days of “Reefer Madness” in the...

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