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What to Look for When Buying Your First Bong

When you started smoking cannabis you likely opted for a joint or chose a small, handheld glass pipe. These were effective and fun for a while, but maybe you want to take more control of your smoking experience? You may be looking for a cleaner, less harsh inhalation or just enjoy watching the smoke waft …

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Indica vs. Sativa: What You Need to Know

If you’re interested in cannabis, you’re already aware that there are three main species, cannabis indica, cannabis sativa, and cannabis ruderalis, and that each has unique properties and offer a different type of high. But what, exactly, does this mean? And how does it affect you when it comes to choosing the type of cannabis …

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Discreet Cannabis Use for Parents

In the roughly six years that cannabis has been legal in Washington we’ve dramatically changed the industry. Most significantly, cannabis use has become a socially acceptable, normalized activity that adults of all ages, races and sexes are enjoying. It is no longer a taboo subject in our state and at Fire & Frost Cannabis, we …

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Health Benefits of Smoking High CBD Weed

More and more people are being enlightened about the magnificent things that happen when they intentionally take CBD and THC together in the correct ratio for their specific needs. The effects range from muscle pain relief to relief from inflammation and even stress. It does take some time and an experimental phase to find your …

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The Benefits of Parenting with Pot

After a segment aired on the Today Show about “Marijuana Moms“, we thought this subject could use a little more exploring. There was a good deal of value in the segment, but there was also a good deal of misinformation and bias. So, let’s get real and explore this topic together. We sat with some 420 …

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Legal Cannabis is Stimulating the Economy

It’s no surprise that cannabis is a successful business. It may, however, be a shock to learn that in Oregon alone the recreational cannabis industry brought in $1.2 billion in 2016 alone. To say that cannabis is a booming economic industry is saying it lightly. “Cannabis is a job-creation machine,” Oregon economist Beau Whitney told Marijuana.com. …

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Cannabis Legalization Did Not Increase Teen Use

A concern among many parents is that their child will experiment with drugs. And, in particular, they wonder if their child will ever engage in the readily available cannabis. These concerns were heightened with the passage of Washington Initiative 502, which legalized small amounts of marijuana for adults over 21 years old. But, were their …

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5 Medical Uses for Cannabis We’ve Known About Since the 1840’s

The United States currently schedules psychoactive Cannabis as a Schedule I drug, “defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” While the US Government may have buried its’ head in the sand as to the medical applications of Cannabis, we at Fire & Frost Cannabis in Vancouver, WA …

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7 Terpenes With HUGE Medical Benefits

Cannabis smells the way it does because of terpenes, which are organic compounds whose names tend to end in “ol” or “ne,” or begin with “methyl.” These are chemicals that are produced in nature that contribute smells (and thereby tastes) to a wide variety of plants and animals. If it has a smell, it is …

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3 Reasons H.R. 420 Might Pass in 2019

Representative Earl Blumenauer’s (D, OR) H.R. 420 in the 116th Congress (2019-2020) is currently making its way through subcommittees, for consideration in the House later this year. This bill, named the “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act” would remove cannabis from its federal status as a Schedule I drug, and allow it to be controlled and …

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