The Anatomy of the Cannabis Plant

Though cannabis is ubiquitous in our society, most users never get the opportunity to see a cannabis plant in person. We live in an age where you can walk into a dispensary, purchase perfectly-trimmed, crystal-coated buds and enjoy them at home without ever thinking twice about how that plant came to be. Regardless of the convenience of cannabis today, it’s important that people understand the anatomy of the cannabis plant.

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Every Patient Has Voice: Cannabis Advocacy 101

It’s incredible to stop and think about how far we’ve come in legalizing and normalizing cannabis. Today, we have 29 states with medical cannabis programs and nine states with recreational markets. In the past few years, cannabis reform has become a mainstream issue across the country. The tides are finally changing. However, our work isn’t close to being done.

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Smoking vs. Vaping: What’s the Difference?

Inhaling cannabis is the best way to find quick and effective relief. When you inhale cannabis smoke or vapor into your lungs, the cannabinoids enter your blood stream directly, allowing you to feel the effects almost immediately. Though both revolve around inhaling, it is important to understand the nuances of smoking versus vaping cannabis. Whether through a joint, pipe or bong, smoking cannabis requires using a flame to burn the flower at a high temperature to the point of combustion.

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Weed and Wellness: 5 Ways You Can Incorporate Cannabis Into Your Fitness Routine

Cannabis can be a powerful asset in your approach to wellness. The age-old portrayal of the lazy stoner is finally starting to fall by the wayside. And, rightfully so. These days, the cannabis consumer is quite health-conscious. A canna-friendly person is easily associated with green juice, frequent yoga practice and sunset sounds baths. It’s no surprise that yogis like to get elevated before a session; the practice and plant go hand in hand. Outside of wellness trends, cannabis is no stranger to the broader fitness world.

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A Newcomer’s Guide to the Perfect Session

When you're new to cannabis, it can be somewhat daunting to walk into a dispensary and be expected to pick out what's right for you. Don't worry, that's what budtenders are for. Ask questions and tell your budtender what kind of effect and relief you're looking for. Like any good vibe guide, they'll point you in the right direction. And don't forget, when you're just starting out, microdose.

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A Brief History of Cannabis

People have been using some form of cannabis for thousands of years. Hemp was one of the earliest agricultural crops. The plant was cultivated for fiber and the seeds were used to make food and oil. Archeological evidence shows that hemp was used to make different textiles, ropes and paper. Many different cultures and religions have documented the cannabis plant in medicinal, spiritual and recreational practices. So how did cannabis go from an common agricultural crop to becoming the fastest growing industry in the United States?

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Stephanie ThompsonIn the Know
Five Strains for a Sound Night’s Sleep

Roughly 60 million Americans are affected by some sort of sleep disorder, most of whom are simply ‘dealing with it’ or taking pharmaceutical medicines that can leave you feeling groggy and out of touch the next morning. Luckily, studies are showing that there’s a better solution to battling sleep disorders: cannabis.

Cannabis has been used as a highly effective sleep aid for years. It is a safe, natural alternative to pharmaceutical treatments for insomnia and other sleeping-related issues. Cannabis can be an ideal resource for those seeking out a more blissful sleep.

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Stephanie ThompsonMedical