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Demystifying THC Conversion: How THC Transforms into THC-A

Cannabis, with its myriad compounds and effects, continues to fascinate researchers and enthusiasts alike. Among its numerous compounds, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and THC-A (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) are two key players, each with distinct properties and effects on the human body. But have you ever wondered how THC, the psychoactive component responsible for the “high” associated with cannabis, …

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Exploring the Origins and Evolution of 4/20: The Cannabis Holiday

In the world of cannabis culture, few dates hold as much significance as April 20th, affectionately known as 4/20. For many, it’s a day of celebration, activism, and community. But how did this seemingly random date become synonymous with cannabis? To uncover the roots of this phenomenon, we must delve into the intriguing history and …

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Crafting Art and Function: The Intricate Glass Blowing Process Behind Bong Creation

Functional blown glass is an art form that seamlessly blends creativity with functionality, and one of the most intriguing applications of this craft is the creation of unique and aesthetically pleasing bongs. In this blog article, we’ll take a captivating journey through the mesmerizing glass blowing process, unveiling the artistry and precision involved in crafting …

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Understanding the Difference Between THC and THC-A, and Their Psychoactive Effects

Cannabis is a complex plant that contains a multitude of compounds, each with its own unique properties and effects. Two of the primary cannabinoids found in cannabis, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and THC-A (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid), play crucial roles in influencing the plant’s psychoactive effects. In this article, we will delve into the distinctions between THC and THC-A …

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Glass Knowledge: CFL, UV and Opals

We’ve talked about the different types of glass, now let’s get into the artistic elements. While there are hundreds of different names and terms that are used to describe glass, some of the popular ones that aren’t commonly known about are CFL, UV Reactive, and glass additions such as Opals. CFL or Compact Fluorescent Light …

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Featured Artist Nov: Leviathan Glass

@Leviathan Glass, or Dale C  is an artist based in Memphis Tennessee that’s been blowing glass since 2001. He was originally drawn in because of the rarity of glass at the time. Leviathan said he was a teenager carving pipes from wood when he decided he was going to learn how to make the cool …

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Why is Glass So Expensive?

The Reasons Behind the Cost of High Quality Glass You may have asked at some point “Why does this pipe cost more than $100?” and been left a little confused when not given a good explanation. There are quite a few possible reasons for this, one of them being that glass is art! We know …

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Featured Artist June: Smply GlassWorks

SmplyGlassWorks, also known as Brett Burford, has been blowing glass for the last 6 years. He’s always loved creating art and glass has been the medium he found he enjoys the most. You can definitely see some influence of his first mentor, Dawghouseglass, in the clean wigwag of pieces he produces. SmplyGlassWorks finds inspiration in …

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Featured Artist Feb: High Bastard Boro

High Bastard Boro has been blowing glass since November of 2011, he loved glass and used to frequent smoke shops near him just to look at the functional art. It was a small jump when he realized he could buy a torch and dive deep into glass blowing on his own. When asked about mentors …

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Featured Artist Dec: FullSpec Glass

Ben Lonien, founder of FullSpec Glass Works was born and raised in Bend Oregon. In his early yearsBen loved drawing, oil painting, and clay work. Ben always had a passion for creatingbeautiful art he was able to further that passion with the support of his mother Bobbie JoBlood. Ben started his glass journey at the …

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