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A Guide to Dry Herb Vaporizing

A Guide to Dry Herb Vaporizing

The benefits of vaporizing have won over broad portions of the cannabis community in recent years. Though modern vaping didn’t really start until the 1980s, the technique may in fact go back thousands of years, to reports of ancient peoples putting cannabis flower on heated stones, which offered a steady temperature. We’re only now rediscovering what vaping has to offer, as a healthier and more nuanced approach to cannabis consumption.

How much THC is actually in your edibles?

How much THC is actually in your edibles?

Not only have marijuana sales (both legal and medical) significantly increased over the past few years, but the industry shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, it is growing at a record setting pace. In 2015 the legal pot industry in the US reached $5.0 billion in sales. In 2016, North American marijuana sales grew 34% from the prior year, by topping $6.7 billion in sales. If this wasn't impressive enough ArcView research group’s editor-in-chief puts these numbers into perspective by noting that “the only consumer industry categories [he’s] seen reach $5 billion in annual spending and then post anything like 25% compound annual growth in the next 5 years are cable television (19%) in the 1990's and broadband internet (29%) in the 2000's.

Indica vs Sativa for Beginners

Indica vs Sativa for Beginners

Indica and sativa are the two primary categories of cannabis you’ll encounter when you visit a dispensary. But what do they really mean? Picking these terms apart can be confusing at first, and the usual descriptions can be vague – especially for someone new to cannabis in general.