Monthly Archives: July 2017

What are the Health Benefits of CBD?

By TWB What are the health benefits of CBD? Other than Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Cannabidiol (CBD) is another component found in cannabis. It is non-psychoactive, meaning that it does not make users get high. Its anti-inflammatory property has made it emerge

It’s All About Those Terpenes

By TWB Terpenes may be a newer term to those in the cannabis scene. We used to judge our cannabis by strain; indica, a heavy high, “in da the couch”, versus sativa, a livelier, headier, high. We now know it’s

Distribution Hold Up Leaves Nevada Pot Shops Dry

By TWB In Nevada, recreational marijuana proved to be a bit hit as product flew off the dispensary shelves the first weekend in operation. More than 40,000 recreational transactions took place on the fourth of July weekend which left the

Ralph’s Summer Dispensary Track Goes On

By RedHat Ralph Cannabis Season – Week 11 This week includes: the Portland Pride Parade on Sunday; the June edition of Weed Industry Nights from the OCC; the Multnomah Falls Adventure from High5Tours; the Taste of Parkrose Festival as well

5 Marijuana Strains for Depression and Nervousness

By TWB Much research has been conducted which suggests that a variety of marijuana strains could be extremely useful in the fight against depression and anxiety. As time goes on, more and more people are seeking herbal and natural alternatives

Willy Wonka and the Weed Factory Musical Satire to Premiere Live in California

By TWB It’s the year 2025 and cannabis has just been legalized for use and production across the United States. One small town is about to become home to the nation’s very first “weed factory,” and it’s causing a stir

How Does Marijuana Help Alleviate Pain?

By TWB It is important to make a statement before this article, and that is: Marijuana is a lot more than what many think. It has a great number of medicinal properties, Marijuana is an instant remedy for various neurological

The 710 Stoner Holiday and the Rise of Cannabis Concentrates

By Leah Maurer On the famed 710 stoner holiday (which you can learn more about here) it seemed appropriate to do a little 101 on the most popular kinds of cannabis oil. Cannabis oil is, in short, a concentrated form

Ripped: Lance Herbstrong & Big Daddy Kane Premiere Music Video for the New Hollywood Stoner Film

By Leah Maurer Famous mashup collaborators and festival-rockin’ party band Lance Herbstrong released a new song and music video along with Grammy award winning hip-hop lyricist Big Daddy Kane. “Ripped” was written and produced for the new stoner film by

What Government and Big Pharma Don’t Want You to Know About Cannabis

By TWB Since the turn of the 20th century, the government has had it out for cannabis. What was once seen as a harmless natural substance property owners could grow is now the target of numerous anti-drug campaigns to stomp

Almost 30 Miles in 1 Week: Ralph’s Portland Dispensary Touring Continues

By RedHat Ralph Cannabis Season – Week 10 This week includes a High 5 Tour of Coffee and Cannabis, as well as the continuation of my Dispensary Tour, continuing (completing?) my wander west of the Willamette River. Here is how

California Cannabiz – What’s the Deal with Vertical Integration?

By Moe Afaneh The state of California recently consolidated the rules and regulations for both medical cannabis and recreational cannabis, officially merging the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) and the Adult Use Marijuana Act (AUMA) to form the

The Secret of Silicone: Introducing the Unbreakable Water Pipe

By TWB There really is no end to the creativity of those who wish to find new and more effective ways to smoke. From apples to corn cob pipes to honey bears, to ceramic to glass and now… silicone pipe.