Category: Cannabis 101

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Introduction to cannabis and medical marijuana

October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Marijuana and Your Memory

Marijuana and Your Memory

It’s no secret that marijuana can affect a person’s memory. In today’s society, the stereotypical marijuana user is often perceived as someone who is forgetful and absent-minded....
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October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of caryophyllene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what studies...
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
Growing for Maximum Flavor

Growing for Maximum Flavor

So you’ve finally decided to grow your own marijuana, but 10 steps into your local grow store, you’re already overwhelmed by what seem like hundreds of choices....
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October 16, 2014
10/16/2014
What Are the Highest CBD Strains?

What Are the Highest CBD Strains?

By using strains that are high in CBD and low in THC, people living with illness are able to unlock the therapeutic benefits of marijuana without having...
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October 15, 2014
10/15/2014
Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Before you launch into a rant on why cannabis is clearly the superior form of intoxication, it is important to get your facts straight. Is weed really...
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October 8, 2014
10/08/2014
Is Spice Nice? A Look at Synthetic Cannabis

Is Spice Nice? A Look at Synthetic Cannabis

Before heading out on a Friday night, a friend stopped by my place to see if I was interested in smoking “a bowl”. What he didn’t reveal...
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October 8, 2014
10/08/2014
Terpene Profile: Pinene

Terpene Profile: Pinene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of pinene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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October 6, 2014
10/06/2014
Where Does the Word ‘Marijuana’ Come From?

Where Does the Word ‘Marijuana’ Come From?

Many are unaware that before it was termed ‘marijuana’, most people in the U.S. referred to the plant as ‘cannabis’. So where does the word ‘marijuana’ come...
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October 6, 2014
10/06/2014
Denver Activists Launch Responsible Cannabis Consumption Campaign

Denver Activists Launch Responsible Cannabis Consumption Campaign

As Cannabis use becomes more common in Colorado, a new ad campaign has been launched to encourage responsible use of the herb. Behind the ads are activists...
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: DUIs Are Real, Be Careful

Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: DUIs Are Real, Be Careful

It’s easy to see how the easily accessible retail marijuana market has made the Colorado police nervous, which has led to campaigns to inform the public about...
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September 24, 2014
09/24/2014
Terpene Profile: Limonene

Terpene Profile: Limonene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of limonene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
5 Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana

5 Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana

Hemp and marijuana are two popular names for the cannabis plant. The word cannabis often brings to mind images of a burning joint or a bong filling...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
Terpene Profile: Myrcene

Terpene Profile: Myrcene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of myrcene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
Marijuana, REM Sleep, and Dreams

Marijuana, REM Sleep, and Dreams

Marijuana can affect how often you dream by rearranging your sleep cycle. People who smoke marijuana before bed often struggle to recall their dreams the next morning....
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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Medical Marijuana: The Entourage Effect

Medical Marijuana: The Entourage Effect

Scientists have identified over 60 unique molecules in cannabis known as cannabinoids, which include THC and CBD. But while THC has gotten most of the attention, studies...
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September 9, 2014
09/09/2014
Cannabis 101: Shop Around Dispensaries

Cannabis 101: Shop Around Dispensaries

I found this new place had all the same stuff I liked about the first one, but at about 2/3 the price. After that visit, I...
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September 8, 2014
09/08/2014
How to Get an Employee Badge at the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division

How to Get an Employee Badge at the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division

With so much interest from around the country about the legal cannabis shops and how to get in on the action, it’s not at all surprising that...
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September 4, 2014
09/04/2014
Warning: Do Not Vaporize Edible Cannabis Oil

Warning: Do Not Vaporize Edible Cannabis Oil

Beyond Chronic points out the differences between Hash oil (an extract of cannabis) and edible cannabis oil (actual oil infused with cannabis), and warns us of the dangers of...
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September 3, 2014
09/03/2014
Terpene Profile: Linalool

Terpene Profile: Linalool

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of linalool are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops

Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops

What should you do if you get pulled over by the police with cannabis in your vehicle? If you know your rights, you may be able to...
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