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Wed
21
Oct

What Exactly Are Concentrates, And How Are They Made?

Cannabis concentrates have become quite popular over the last couple of years. They are commonly used for their potent and high-intensity medicinal effects. Though most cannabis enthusiasts know how to use cannabis concentrates, very few are aware of how they are made. 

Therefore, if you are interested in the science that goes behind cannabis concentrates, you have come to the right post. Today we are going to take a deep dive into the process of extracting concentrates from cannabis buds, so keep reading, and all of your questions will be answered.

Wed
21
Oct

Everything You Need to Know About the Science Behind Cannabinoids

The cannabis plant produces literally hundreds of specialized molecules — cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids — that have been shown to deliver medicinal efficacy, lifestyle enhancement and even performance enhancement to human beings. For those afflicted with disease, medical cannabis has been found to offer a wide range of health benefits, from killing cancerous tumors to alleviating the pain of arthritis to reducing the number of seizures experienced by epileptic children.

Mon
19
Oct

Is There Enough CBD In Over-The-Counter CBD Products?

Arguably the most popular cannabinoid on the planet right now is cannabidiol (CBD).

CBD’s popularity has grown exponentially in recent years. 

In fact, CBD is searched for more often on Google compared to THC, and that has been the case for a handful of years now.

The rise in popularity for CBD has been paralleled by CBD’s availability in most countries.

People can purchase CBD products almost anywhere, from gas stations to online platforms.

Mon
19
Oct

Will Legal Synthetic Cannabinoids Take Over Cannabis Industry?

We live in a world of synthetics. Most of our clothing is no longer cotton, but a mix of plastics. Much of our food is made of chemicals that can barely be pronounced. And now cannabis, our favorite smokable medicine and recreational pastime, might be replaced soon with legal synthetic cannabinoids.

It’s a world of synthetics

Fri
16
Oct

Is hemp the future of cannabis packaging?

The cannabis industry has a packaging problem.

Hemmed in by regulations, the Canadian industry has created thousands of tons of needless plastic pollution over the last two years, and consumers have noticed. A quick search of social media will reveal some common complaints, including that shipping one-gram orders of cannabis in thick plastic containers might not be the best approach.

Fri
16
Oct

Cannabis Track-and-Trace & Data Breaches: A Disaster Waiting to Happen

California law requires licensed cannabis businesses to use a “track-and-trace” system that, as its name suggests, tracks the movement of cannabis from seed through final sale.
Thu
15
Oct

Eating Raw Marijuana Won’t Get You High, But Here’s What It Will Do

Raw marijuana doesn’t have THC, but this doesn’t mean that the the plant in it’s natural state isn’t healthy or worth trying.

A lot of amateur cannabis users don’t know the details about cooking with cannabis. They might think that adding raw marijuana leaves to their sweets and dishes might produce some sort of effect. While this isn’t at all true, raw marijuana does have some interesting health benefits.

Wed
14
Oct

'I'd be better off going after a bank': Pot companies beef up security for Croptober

Long before Christina Lake Cannabis purchased its 32 acres of land between two intersecting valleys in B.C.'s lower interior, the mountains above it were firmly established in the annals of pot growing lore. 

In 2010, the RCMP found 10 or 26 (depending who you ask) black bears defending 1,000 cannabis plants and a house containing a pot-bellied pig and a raccoon.

Locals often tell Christina Lake's chief executive Joel Dumaresq that the couple were really just environmentalists feeding some docile bears and the tale has been twisted. Either way, Dumaresq would never dream of copying oddball cannabis protection methods.

Wed
14
Oct

The Science Behind Combining Cannabis And Caffeine

Coffee and caffeine creates a mellow yet productive kind of equilibrium. But, there’s more to the relationship between cannabis and coffee than you might think.

Plenty of weed enthusiasts know that the best way to start your day is to blaze up with a fresh cup of coffee (we’ve already found a number of different ways to incorporate cannabis into our morning joe). But why exactly is combining weed and coffee such a wondrous thing?

Tue
13
Oct

Selecting the Right Seeds for Sustainable Crops

When discussing sustainable cannabis, talk typically leans toward water conservation or energy efficiency. But, there are several overlooked areas of cannabis cultivation that are desperately in need of a sustainability overhaul.

Consider, for example, how much biomass is required to make cannabinoid isolates. Or, have you ever wondered how many outdoor plants are discarded every day due to mold, heat stroke, or wind damage?

Selective breeding could hold the key to addressing some of these issues and developing more resilient, vigorous varieties.

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