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The Fascinating History of Durban Poison and the Origins of Cannabis

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What’s the difference between Panama Red and White Widow? What makes Afghani distinct from Northern Lights? How about Durban Poison and Trainwreck? If you’re a breeder or just...

Book List: 10 of the Best Coffee-Related Books

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We’ll let you in on a secret: Here at Goldleaf, we’re passionate not only about the science behind cannabis, but also the science behind all of our favorite...

How Similar Are Coffee and Cannabis?

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Introduction Even though we’re only two years into the 2020s, this decade appears poised to bring high-quality cannabis into the mainstream of American life.Only a few decades ago,...

Can CBD Treat Depression?

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Besides treating gastrointestinal inflammation and pain, CBD may also help treat particular psychological conditions, such as anxiety and depression.Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of at least 144 cannabinoids found...

Delta-8-THC: What Are The Facts and What’s Just Hype?

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Introduction If you’ve browsed the cannabis blogosphere in recent months, then you’ve probably seen a lot of discussion about Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol. Roger Adams and his colleagues at the University...

Terpene Flavor Guide: Where Cannabis Gets Its Taste

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Terpenes can be found in most all species of flora. They are chiefly responsible for the aromatic and flavor diversity in the plant kingdom.  Simple chemical compounds, terpenes...

10 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Are Against The War on Drugs

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The days of cannabis reform being an issue advanced solely by countercultural types are long gone. A rapidly increasing number of people from all walks of life—including from...

What Are The Best Jobs In The Cannabis Industry?

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This decade is poised to be a roaring twenties for cannabis. On Election Day this year, voters in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota all passed measures...

7 Amazing Herbs You Can Use for Better Health

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Disclaimer: The information in this post is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified healthcare professional and is not intended as medical advice. Please consult...

The Hidden History of Cannabis in 4 World Religions

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Is cannabis holy? Even the most ardent cannabis enthusiast might have a difficult time suppressing a smirk in response to that question. But is it really such an...