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Rick Simpson oil

RSO

RSO stands for "Rick Simpson Oil," the namesake of Canadian medical marijuana activist Rick Simpson. RSO contains lower concentrations of THC than cannabis flower. However, the oil is recommended more for its medicinal purposes than for recreation. Rick Simpson became...
growing hemp

hemp

Hemp is a separate strain of cannabis, grown for its industrial uses as opposed to a psychoactive substance. History of Hemp Hemp is fast-growing and hardy. It is arguably one of the earliest cultivated plants in human history, with evidence of...
cotton mouth feels this dry

Cotton Mouth

"Cotton mouth" is longstanding cannabis slang for an extremely dry mouth, such as the kind you only get from a medicated effect. Cotton mouth is a common condition in cannabis consumers, bringing with it a difficulty in swallowing, a...
Green Wednesday is a cannabis holiday

Green Wednesday

Green Wednesday is the day before the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Since that day traditionally falls on a Thursday, the day before is marked as a special occasion among cannabis retailers. Many report high sales volume on this day....
710 is slang for vape oil

710 (Seven Ten)

By extension from "420," the numeric underground slang for cannabis, "710," pronounced "seven ten," is slang for cannabis vape oil. Vaporizing oilpens and other products made from cannabis concentrate are all recognized here. The origins of this number become...
420 is old slang for cannabis

420 (Four Twenty)

Pronounced "four-twenty," it's a long-standing cultural code-word for cannabis The actual origins of this term are shrouded in Baby-Boomer-era stoner mythology. Supposedly a group of high school students used the phrase to designate a time of day, 4:20PM, when they'd...
couch lock

Couch Lock

"Couch lock" is a term in stoner slang It is the sensation of being physically relaxed to the point of sedation, as if you were incapable of getting up from the couch. It's a feeling of mellowness, comfort, and relaxation....

Clone

Cloning is a method of asexual reproduction in plants A clone in cannabis cultivation is a plant which was reproduced with a clipping from a mature plant of the same variety. The alternative method is to breed a male plant...
trichomes on the surface of a plant

Trichomes

Trichomes are an aspect of plant morphology Trichomes are best described as the "hair" growing on the outside of plants. These are present in plants, algae, and lichens. In cannabis strains, trichomes contribute to a fuzzy appearance, giving a flower...

The Entourage Effect

The entourage effect is an aspect of cannabis consumption The entourage effect is a term coined by a group of scientists that include renowned Israeli biochemist Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. It is the result of cannabis compounds interacting with each other....
Aerosol Aerosol is defined as a mixture in which one substance (either a solid or liquid) of microscopically dispersed insoluble particles is suspended in a gas, usually dispensed in a cloud or mist.   Aerosol Medication Aerosol medications are usually given in different...
live resin

Live Resin

What are Live Resins? Live resins are type of cannabis concentrate, like wax or shatter, that is produced using a technique that takes freshly harvested cannabis and freezes it immediately and throughout the extraction process. They are higher in terpenes...
Former President Barack Obama signed Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment into effect on December 16, 2014. Rohrabacher-Farr prohibits the U.S. Justice Department from spending funds that interfere with the implementation of state medical marijuana laws. Furthermore, Rohrabacher-Farr protects medicinal marijuana usage. For example,...

Rosin

Rosin is a viscous or solid substance. It comes from cannabis. Extracting rosin involves using heat. Rosin is what's usually leftover after heating and consuming cannabis. Furthermore, smoking pipes or devices usually contain rosin. There are easy ways to extract rosin...
Rosin

Rosin Press

A rosin press compresses dry marijuana into solventless extract. Furthermore, a solventless extract does not contain solvents or chemicals. A rosin press creates a solvent-less cannabis extract, or wax, when heated. See also our following resources on rosin: Make Your Own...
wax cannabis

Wax

Wax is another word for cannabis extract. This type of cannabis extract has a waxy texture and consistency. Dabbing involves the use of wax. For more information on wax, check out the following resources: Dabbing 101: Should You Be...

Cannabidiol

Cannabidiol is an active cannabinoid in the cannabis plant. CBD is short for Cannabidiol. Cannabis has 113 known active cannabinoids. It makes up about 40% of the plant. It's a non-psychoactive cannabinoid. Therefore, it does not produce "the high" of...

Dabbing

Dabbing is the act of pressing essential oil extracts or concentrates onto the heated surface of a dab rig. The essential oil extracts or concentrates produce vapor when heated up. Then, an individual can start inhaling the vapor. Dabbing is...
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