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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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Can Cannabis Help With Insomnia?

Getting a good night’s rest is critical for staying healthy physically and mentally. However, it’s estimated that 30% of American adults have insomnia. The good news is, the answer to sleepless nights could be cannabis. That’s because cannabis can aid insomnia relief through THC, CBD, and terpenes. To find out exactly how cannabis might be …

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Plant Growth Regulator and Washington Cannabis

The cannabis industry in Washington State is extremely competitive, and profit margins are small (despite assumptions). For growers, the pressure to increase the yield of crops and shorten growth cycles has motivated some to use plant growth regulators (PGRs) to speed growth, maximize density and increase profits. The first modern PGR was discovered in the …

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Does Cannabis Help Anxiety? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Cannabis is loaded with compounds that can help combat anxiety. However, you’ve likely experienced anxiety, paranoia, or even panic after having a sesh. So how can cannabis help anxiety if it can also cause anxiety? The short answer is, it’s complicated. However, we’re going to tell you all about how cannabis can combat anxiety. Continue …

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Cannabis Strains and Terpene Profiles

If you’re immersed in the cannabis community, the chances are high that you’ve been hearing a whole lot about terpenes recently. If you’re still not quite sure what terpenes are, the easiest way to describe them is that they’re like the essential oils of cannabis. They’re responsible for giving each strain its unique taste and …

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Headband: Why Vancouver Tokers Love This Strain

Headband is one of the most recognizable names in the cannabis industry. It’s easy to see why so many cannabis enthusiasts in Vancouver are wild about this strain because this hybrid has quite a reputation for being a heavy hitter. The name comes because so many people report that after smoking Headband they feel a …

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Distillate vs. Liquid Shatter vs. Live Resin: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to vaping cannabis concentrates, most people end up with one of three different types of extracts: Liquid Shatter Distillate Live Resin Each of these three popular cannabis concentrates has something special to offer, so it can be hard for people to decide between them. While it’s ultimately up to you, here are …

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How to Make Pot Brownies With the Right Amount of Weed

The special brownie is the OG of the cannabis edibles world. People have been enjoying these chocolatey treats since long before you could simply walk into a recreational dispensary in Vancouver and order from a massive menu. Making your own edibles can be intimidating, though, especially if you’ve never done it before. Keep reading to …

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How Long Do Edibles Last Before They Expire?

Edibles are becoming increasingly popular because of how the effects come up more gradually over time and how long those effects last. The question is, though, how long do edibles last before they go bad? Do edibles get stale or spoiled? Do cannabis edibles lose their potency over time? The answer will depend partially on …

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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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