What is a Cannabis Tincture?
Cannabis tinctures, also known as green or golden dragon, are alcohol-based cannabis extracts – essentially, infused alcohol. In fact, tinctures were the main form of cannabis medicine until the United States enacted cannabis prohibition. With a name like “green dragon,” you might think cannabis tinctures are not for the faint […]
What is a Cannabis Tincture?
1. THC is Absorbed Differently
Why are marijuana-infused edibles typically so much stronger than smoked or vaporized cannabis? When you consume marijuana in an ingestible form, its THC is metabolized by the liver, which converts it to 11-hydroxy-THC. This active metabolite is particularly effective in crossing the blood-brain barrier, resulting in a more intense high. […]
When browsing Leafly or purchasing cannabis at a shop, you may notice strains are broken up into three distinct groups: indica, sativa, and hybrid.
Indica strains are known for being physically sedating, perfect for relaxing with a movie or as a nightcap before bed. Sativas typically provide more invigorating, uplifting cerebral effects that pair well […]
Cannabis-infused oil is probably the most versatile medium and a great place to start, since it can be used for baking desserts, sauteeing veggies, frying up your morning eggs, or in your salad dressing. If you’re still on the fence, let me outline the roadblocks so you can decide for yourself whether or not […]
Ever find a quality strain that you wish to save for the future? You find that perfect strain for energy or relaxation, and you want to store some away for a ‘rainy day’? Lucky for you there are several tips and tricks to ensure that your cannabis remains fresh and potent for as long […]
When dabbing, there are no universal tools for measurement, and seldom do dabber tools suffice in pointing to the direction of a sufficient dab size. For newcomers, the saying, “Start with a small dab” doesn’t help…
Fortunately, there are a few tricks to better understand the dosage of your dab, as well as a couple […]
“Despite fears that legalization could encourage more children to experiment with cannabis, consumption by US middle- and high-school students is currently at its lowest point since the 1990s. That’s according to results of an annual report released Tuesday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
The results refute arguments made by cannabis opponents across the […]
Although the labeling on most recreational marijuana packages do not disclose terpene information, these highly sought after nuauces are gaining even more popularity as cannabis culture grows.
‘Terpenes’ are the natural flavors and smells that incompass the cannabis flower, as well as many other plants (Lemon, Lavender, etc.). When you crack open your baggie and bury your […]
Butter & Cooking oils:
Possibly the most versatile form of cannabis infusions include butter and cooking oils (Coconut oil, Olive oil, Canola oil, etc.). These infusions allow for a wide range of homemade creations – Baked goods, Salad dressings, Infused meals, & more! With only a few ingredients and tools required, the recipe links below […]
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President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be attorney general of the United States, The Washington Post and other news outlets reported Friday. Sessions is a vocal opponent of marijuana legalization whose elevation to attorney general could deal a blow to state-level marijuana legalization efforts across the country.
At a Senate […]
Shadowed by the constant bombardment of presidential news, little mainstream media coverage has been given to Cannabis laws this election. Despite that fact, we cannot deny that this election is pivotal for Cannabis reform throughout the country.
This Tuesday, 9 States will vote on Cannabis ballot measures. 5 states for recreational use (California, Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts, […]