Is Legal Weed Necessarily Safe Weed?

With legal cannabis access expanding in the United States, it’s safe to assume that the pot you buy is on the up and up, right?

In most cases, yes, but too many continue to fail tests and go misrepresented on the market. This can range from flower being moldy to mislabeled. In other cases, flower can be contaminated. In recent years, tests of...

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Davinci IQ vaporiser review

Recently Davinci sent a sample of their conduction vaporiser the IQ model.
The science behind vaporising cannabis is that it's a safer method of extracting the cannabinoids from the cannabis plant and that the user can titrate the amount.
Meaning the user can take a few puffs of the vaporiser and see the effect almost instantly, rather than waiting for and edible to digest.

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New Study Brings Skepticism to Idea That Legal Marijuana Reduces Opioid Deaths

In recent years, health professionals and policymakers have become increasingly interested in medical cannabis’s potential to reduce opioid use and prevent overdose deaths. Several states have already added opioid replacement provisions to their medical marijuana programs or approved opioid use disorder as a qualifying condition. At the same...

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Understanding Terpenes

This article was originally published in the January 2019 issue of High Times. Click here to get a subscription!

Pinene

Understanding Terpenes

This terpene, found in the oils of pine trees and a number of herbs like rosemary, is a bronchodilator, meaning it allows for larger inhalations, making it ideal for treating asthma. Pinene easily crosses the blood-brain barrier and has shown...

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