Joint, Blunt, Bowl or Bong: What’s the Best Way to Smoke Weed?

There are a lot of debates among cannabis culture – and one that is never going to see an end is what is the absolute best way to smoke weed? Some will tell you that nothing beats the classic joint, while others swear by the more modern blunt. On the other hand, glass connoisseurs will debate over the benefits of bowls over bongs – each having their own preference. In the end, is there really one “best” way to smoke weed?

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Strain Overview: LA Confidential

A strain that has been around the block a couple times, LA Confidential is a favorite when looking for an indica strain that has all the expected traits. Originating in Southern California this strain is a hybrid of an OG strain and an Afghan indica with an impressive THC content that makes it a go-to for both recreational and medicinal consumers.

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CBD or THC: Which is Best for Pain Relief?

For years doctors turned to opioids and other pain killers as the best form of relief for patients who suffer from chronic pain. However, it has been found not only that opioids are highly addictive and dangerous, but prolonged use could make pain worse. Instead, people are increasingly turning to medical marijuana – but that decision is more involved than just sparking a joint or eating a THC infused gummy bear.

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Does Medical Marijuana Help You Gain or Lose Weight?

Despite having well-known benefits, cannabis still remains the only drug that keeps generating intense debates. One of the recent debates has been whether its use can help one lose or gain weight. While the use of marijuana has always been associated with a certain craving for food, studies surprisingly suggest the contrary.

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5 Cannabis Edibles to Help You Kick Back and Relax

This is one of the perfect times of year for being out in nature – backpacking, camping and more are all great activities for spring and fall time when weather is at it’s best. In the end whether you are going out and enjoying nature or kicking back in front of your TV or laptop in your free time, it can certainly be enjoyed that much more with a little added kick from THC. These edibles are perfect sweet tooth fixes that offer a decent dose of THC – either enough for an experienced consumer, or enough to share depending on the treat.

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5 Strains to Start Your Spring off Right

You know spring time is finally here when it starts to warm up outside and green patches of plants begin to show up where the snow was only weeks earlier. New growthy symbolizes new beginnings and this is often a time of productivity and reflection for most – so a strain that will help enhance mindfulness and focus while boosting energy levels is ideal. These five strains will ensure that you start your spring off in the right direction.

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How Long Should Your Weed High Last?

There are a lot of questions that are commonly asked by first time cannabis consumers – and even those who are just curious about the plant. A relatively common one is “how long should your weed high last?” The truth is, this is a hard question to answer as there are many different things to consider when you want to know how long you’re going to feel stoned.

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Are Edibles Healthier than Smoking Cannabis?

When it comes to introducing cannabis as a part of your health and well-being rather than just a recreational substance you might be considering a healthier consumption method than smoking. While vaping is usually the alternative most use for smoking it’s not for everyone – and you might be considering edibles instead, but are they healthier than smoking?

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10 Medical Benefits of Cannabis you Probably Never Knew

When you hear about cannabis, it is a big possibility that a negative image forms in your mind. This has to do with the misconceptions and apprehensions regarding its use that have prevailed for generations. However, researchers and studies have found out otherwise. There are a number of benefits that arise with the use of cannabis in our day-to-day lives. This article intends to venture into the medical benefits of cannabis, which can improve your life manifold and help you tackle a range of ailments.

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How does smoking weed get you high?

The curiosity has extended from just trying marijuana recreationally to understanding the plant better. Questions like “How does it feel when you smoke marijuana?” , “ What does a high feel like”, and the most common – “ How does smoking marijuana get you high?”. And here we will explore more about what causes this intoxication.

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Should You Be Vaping Instead of Smoking?

Sometimes trends happen out of convenience and sometimes out of new knowledge regarding important health and safety factors. In the case of vaping cannabis, it was a little bit of both. It has long been proven that vaping – while not necessarily risk free – is certainly safer than smoking as it is less irritating on the throat and lungs. Here are a few things you should know about vaping cannabis to help you decide if vaping or smoking is right for you.

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Strain Overview: Cookies and Cream

When it comes to classic favorites Cookies and Cream is something that comes to mind when thinking about candy, cookies and ice cream – and soon it will be for cannabis as well. A hybrid cross of Starfighter and an undetermined Girl Scout Cookies phenotype created by Exotic Genetix, Cookies and Cream is a hybrid with great balance and one Cannabis Cup already under its belt from 2014.

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5 Reasons to Start Drinking Cannabis Tea

Consuming cannabis has almost become mainstream nowadays. A few decades ago the activity would have raised a few eyebrows when broached publicly, not to mention the interest of the police. But as more and more research have yielded a new understanding of the drug and its apparent benefits to health, its use for medicinal and recreational use is not seen as taboo anymore.

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5 Unexpected Benefits of Regular Cannabis Use

Millions of people use marijuana on a regular basis – anywhere from 33 million to 55 million people depending on which survey you look at. Most of these people know what to expect when they smoke weed – a head fogging buzz or a stimulating talkative experience paired with dry mouth and a serious case of the munchies are all within the usual expectations. However, these are not the only things that cannabis can do for regular consumers and it’s far more beneficial than many will notice.

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Fight Arthritis Pain with Cannabis Topicals

When it comes to chronic pain there isn’t much you can compare it to – and true relief can be hard to come by. For years the solution for many, as prescribed by their doctors, were pain killers; and when over-the-counter medications like Tylenol and ibuprofen are no longer enough, opiates were generally the solution. However, such medicines not only provide only temporary relief but also have the potential to cause much bigger problems in the long run.

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Why Some People Still Prefer Bud to Dabs

Are you an old school stoner? Do you prefer to pack up a bowl or bong to a dab rig? Or maybe roll up a joint or a blunt to a vape pen? If this sounds like you then don’t feel bad, there are many people out there who still prefer the “old fashion” way of smoking marijuana.

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Cannabis and Fitness: 7 Reasons Why It Is A Thing?

Nowadays, with the increasing acceptance of cannabis, there has been much research on the relationship between cannabis and fitness. Many anecdotal instances have shown some positive correlation between the two. In this article, we shall explore how there can be a connection between cannabis and fitness.

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THC vs CBD Edibles: Which is Right for You?

If you are new to the world of cannabis, then you might be overwhelmed when you first go into a dispensary and see all the options available to you. For many people edibles are one of the most intriguing cannabis products commercially available – but there are a lot of them to sift through to find exactly what you are looking for.

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