Terpenes – Essence of Cannabis

What are terpenes? Terpenes are organic chemical compounds found in the resin glands of a plant which are responsible for their scent and flavor. Aside from cannabis, terpenes are also found in a plethora of flowers, herbs and trees and are key components in the formulation of essential oils.  Have you ever sliced open a…

CBD Business, Part 1: Safety

What was once a niche alternative treatment is booming into a multimillion-dollar market. Whether for personal use or just prospecting business opportunities, the CBD industry is a fantastic market. Understanding CBD Products & Safety As the cannabidiol (CBD) realm continues to grow, the information behind it will too. With this being said, it is inevitable…

Understand CBD Levels

Unsure how to apprach CBD products? This post will give you tips on filtering out quality CBD products to avoid duds.

What is Marijuana Decarboxylation?

What is Marijuana Decarboxylation? Decarboxylating marijuana is vital to experience everything your marijuana has to offer, especially if you intend to make edibles. If one consumes cannabis that has not been decarboxylated, they will not encounter the high-like effect, as raw cannabis does not contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), but rather tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA). Understanding Decarboxylation The…

Cannabis Use and Exercise

Cannabis users have a reputation for being “lazy” or lacking motivation, but recent studies show this may not be 100% accurate. With the benefits of cannabis becoming more commonly known, individuals are beginning to explore other applications for it, including exercise.   What Are the Benefits of Using Cannabis During Exercise?   Motivation Although many…

CBD: Drug or a dietary supplement?

CBD: Drug or Dietary Supplement According to the FDA With the swarm of popularity in cannabidiol (CBD) and the numerous beneficial proprieties it possesses, there is no wonder why it caught the attention of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The 2018 Farm Bill was passed and contained a section that legalized hemp (CBD is…

Cannabis & Endocannabinoid Deficiency

Cannabis and Chronic Diseases           In recent years there has been an astronomical increase in chronic illness, especially in the younger generation. Roughly, six out of every ten Americans have a chronic disease. Not only does this put a huge toll on the quality of Americans lives, but it is also making…

Cannabidiol Extraction Methods

When searching for cannabidiol (CBD) oils, you more than likely will notice that not all companies extract it using the same technique. There are numerous reasons as to why companies choose what extraction method best suits them, including cost, purity, and time.   What are the different CBD extractions methods? CO2 Extraction: Methodology: Carbon dioxide…

Cannabinoids 101

The cannabis sativa plant, also known as marijuana, contains more than 480 different “natural compounds.” Approximately, 66 of those compounds fall into the category of cannabinoids (Cannabinoids). Despite restricted access for scientific studies, the therapeutic benefit of cannabis is hard to ignore. From pain and hunger control to Parkinson’s, cannabinoid research will lead the way…

Passion meets Science: 8th CannaGrow Expo | Virtual Edition 2019

8th Annual CannaGrow Expo | Virtual Edition This year, the 8th Annual CannaGrow Expo can be attended right from the comfort of your home. For this year’s installment, the expo goes virtual bringing quality cannabis education to growers, extractors, cannabis enthusiasts, etc. Open to all 18 and older, the expo will feature a curated selection…