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The Fascinating History of Durban Poison and the Origins of Cannabis

by Charles McElroy on

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...

How Similar Are Coffee and Cannabis?

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

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,...

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

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

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

by Charles McElroy on

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...

What Are The Best Jobs In The Cannabis Industry?

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

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...

The Hidden History of Cannabis in 4 World Religions

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

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...

Do Cannabis Topicals Get You High?

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Introduction There are many different ways to utilize the medicinal attributes of cannabis. Topicals (e.g. cannabis-infused salves, lotions, oils) are an excellent choice for targeted relief of certain...

Stuff We Like: Connect by Confident Cannabis

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Do you always end up choosing the same meal every time you order from a restaurant?What about when you pick up a book or watch a film? Do...

What Are The Most Essential Tools for Home Growers?

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Did you know that in seventeen states and the District of Columbia you can grow your own cannabis for personal use?Cool. But why would anyone want to grow...

How Do I Change Someone's Mind About Cannabis?

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

My cousin chose to medicate his terminal cancer with cannabis. In response, his mother chose to call the police. Despite medical cannabis not yet having been enacted in...