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7 Facts Nobody Told You About Feminized Cannabis Seeds


It doesn't matter where you smoke your stash--whether it's on a lonely mountain ridge or at a party but have you ever wondered which marijuana plant gives that cannabinoid-rich buds you enjoy?


What You Need to Know About Cannabis for Arthritis


Over 54 million U.S. adults live with some form of arthritis, and nearly 24 million of those adults have seen their quality of life significantly impacted by their condition. But as conventional arthritis treatments have mixed results, a growing number of arthritis sufferers are turning to an alternative solution: cannabis. But does using cannabis for arthritis actually work? And, more importantly, how do you achieve the maximum benefit?


Why It’s Important to Buy From a Reputable Cannabis Retailer


Cannabis is big business in the U.S. Thirty-seven states now have a medical marijuana program in place, and 18 states allow recreational cannabis use—and the number continues to grow every year. But whenever a new market opens up, there’s an element of “buyer beware” that goes along with it. Not every cannabis retailer is reputable (or even operating legally, for that matter), and you have to be especially cautious when buying cannabis online. 

So how can you tell if a cannabis retailer is legit? There are a few key things to watch out for.

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Tips on Using Cannabis For Sleep

There is nothing like a good night’s rest to prepare your body and mind for a packed schedule the next day. And yet, so many people cannot get the rest they deserve because of disrupted sleep cycles and a variety of sleep disorders, from insomnia to sleep apnea. While taking prescription drugs is one way to handle the problem, it comes with its own array of side-effects, which is why many people prefer using cannabis products for sleep.


Why Does Weed Cause Red Eyes?


If you just finished off a pre-roll and are wondering why your eyes look bloodshot in the mirror, have no fear. Weed causes red eyes in some people, and it’s generally not a cause for concern. The effect is caused by the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in your bloodstream, and it typically doesn’t last for very long. But why does THC make your eyes red in the first place? The answer to that is a little more nuanced.

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Cannabis for Beginners: Choosing the Right Product


If you are new to cannabis, you might be a little confused about trying to figure out which product is right for you. With so many different ways to use cannabis on the market, it can be hard to know where to start. 

In this blog post, we will teach you about the different types of cannabis products and help you choose the right one for your needs. We'll also give you some tips on how to use them and what to expect when you do. So whether you're a first-time user or just looking for more information, read on.


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Weed Delivery and Comic Con: The Perfect Combo

Written by Ben Anderson

If you're coming to LA Comic Con from out of town and are interested in buying cannabis, there are a few things you need to know. California is one of the states in the US that has legalized the use of cannabis for both medicinal and recreational purposes. However, there are still certain regulations that you need to be aware of if you want to buy cannabis legally.

In this guide, we'll go over the basics of buying cannabis in California and what you need to do if you want to purchase cannabis during your visit to LA Comic Con.

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From Wax to Live Resin: Exploring Cannabis Concentrates

Written by Ben Anderson on June 2, 2023

Cannabis concentrates have become increasingly popular in recent years, as they offer a more potent and efficient way to consume cannabis. Concentrates are essentially a purified form of cannabis that contain high levels of THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids. There are several different types of concentrates, each with its own unique characteristics and effects. In this blog post, we’ll explore the most common types of concentrates and highlight the best ones in each category.

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Dab Day Gift Guide


National dab day is approaching and what better way to celebrate than by getting your favorite dab connoisseur the perfect gift? In this blog post, we will be presenting a comprehensive list of the best gifts to get a true dabber. More than likely your friend already has their go-to vape or dab rig, so get them their favorite type of cannabis concentrate instead! Whether you're looking for something full of flavor or power, we have you covered.


Celebrate 420 with These Unique Gifts


420 is just around the corner, and if you’re like most cannabis users, you’ll be looking for the best gifts to share with your friends and family members (or to keep all to yourself). In this blog post, we’ll share some of our favorite cannabis gifts, from smoking accessories to cannabis-themed clothing to premium cannabis products from some of the best brands in the industry. So sit back, relax, and celebrate 420 in style with this comprehensive guide.

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The Differences Between Sativa, Indica, and Hybrid Cannabis

Whether you are a medical or recreational cannabis user, or you are barely getting started on your cannabis journey, the terms “sativa” and “indica” seem to crop up everywhere. Somewhere you might read they are different plants, while somewhere else it may state that they are different strains of the same plant! So, what is the truth? And how does the difference between sativa and indica affect a cannabis user?

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The Effects of Getting High: 7 Factors of Interaction


Cannabis is a funny thing when an individual is looking for specific effects. With the way products are formulated nowadays it's easier than it was up until say the early 2000's. It also a conversation that happens a lot when we're explaining interaction and uses of certain strains or products on the phone with HERB members. Yes, we supply product photos, official lab results and anecdotal information for members to make an informed decision. But until they try it for themselves, they truly won't know how their anatomy may react. (It's usually therapeutic, beneficial or positive, and rarely negative...)


CBD vs CBN: What’s the Difference, and Which is Best for You?


The cannabis plant contains over 70 unique cannabinoids that contribute to its unique properties. These compounds interact differently with the endocannabinoid system and offer different experiences to the user. The most commonly known cannabinoids are cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), but are you familiar with cannabinol (CBN) yet? Let’s explore the similarities and differences between CBD and CBN.


Seven Common Effects of Being High


When it comes to cannabis, there's a lot of mystery and misconception around what happens when you get high. Some people think that you instantly become a giggling mess, while others believe that you'll become paranoid about mundane things. 

The truth is that the effects of cannabis vary depending on the person, as well as the strain and method of consumption. In this blog post, we will teach you about the seven main effects of cannabinoid interaction in the body and determine what being high feels like.

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Exploring the Benefits of THC Drops: A Comprehensive Guide

Written by Ben Anderson on june 15, 2023

In recent years, THC drops, otherwise known as tinctures or sublinguals have gained popularity as a versatile and convenient form of cannabis consumption. With their potential to offer a range of benefits, THC drops have become a go-to option for individuals seeking relief from various symptoms and conditions. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the benefits of THC drops and address some common questions surrounding their usage.

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Coachella & Cannabis: How to Enjoy Cannabis at a Festival

Coachella & Cannabis: How to Enjoy Cannabis at a Festival

Written by Ben Anderson on May 5, 2023

As a music lover and cannabis enthusiast, I can't think of a better way to spend a weekend than at Coachella, enjoying great tunes and good vibes with like-minded individuals. However, with cannabis still being a relatively new concept in the world of music festivals, it's important to know how to safely and responsibly enjoy it at events like Coachella. In this article, I'll be sharing my tips and insights on how to enjoy cannabis at Coachella, while staying on the right side of the law and making the most of your festival experience.

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The Best Way to Take Cannabis Edibles

When it comes to cannabis, you have a myriad of options that you could choose. From smoking to vaping, your cannabis journey is your own. One option that’s worth noting is the use of cannabis edibles. What are edibles, exactly? They’re more than just the famous cannabis brownies that you made in college. Edibles are cannabis-infused products that you can ingest orally or sublingually.

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How Cannabis Delivery Works in Los Angeles

Written by Ben Anderson on April 6, 2023

How Cannabis Delivery Works in Los Angeles

If you're a cannabis consumer in Los Angeles, you're likely familiar with the traditional method of purchasing cannabis products at a physical dispensary. However, with the growing popularity of cannabis delivery services, many consumers are now choosing to have their products brought directly to their doorstep. In this blog post, we'll explore how weed delivery works in Los Angeles and the benefits of using a delivery service over visiting a dispensary.

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From Gummies to Tinctures: Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Edible Cannabis Products

Written by Ben Anderson April 27, 2023

Are you curious about the world of edible cannabis products, but overwhelmed by the variety of options? From gummies to tinctures, there are so many choices, each with its own benefits and drawbacks. But fear not – as a copywriter and content creator with a deep understanding of all things digital marketing, I'm here to guide you through the process of choosing the perfect cannabis edible for your needs. In this ultimate guide, we'll explore everything you need to know about edible cannabis products, from the different types available to their various effects and dosages. Whether you're a seasoned cannabis user or a curious newbie, you'll find all the information you need to make an informed choice and enjoy the benefits of this versatile plant in a delicious and convenient form. So sit back, relax, and get ready to learn all about the wonderful world of edible cannabis products!