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Delta-8-THC

Delta 8 THC

Delta 8 THC is a cannabinoid found in cannabis, being one of the four most abundant cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. It has recently garnered a huge amount of publicity because it is found in hemp, including hemp that...
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The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs is the official term for United States federal drug prohibition policy, both domestically and abroad. It is a sizable and long-term undertaking, extending not only to arresting US citizens for drugs offenses, but attempting to...
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The MORE Act

In the United States, the MORE Act is the "Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act," a proposed piece of legislation which would decriminalize marijuana, remove it from the Controlled Substances Act list, and retroactively expunge the criminal convictions of...
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plug

We explain what a plug is, how it fits into general weed culture, and why you're better off dealing with almost anybody else unless you buy flower.
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Dry Herb

Dry Herb is the cannabis flower buds themselves. There was a time when this was just about the only way to enjoy cannabis. In recent years with the rise of oilpens, dabbing, and other extracts and concentrates, the term...
California BCC

BCC

The BCC is the California Bureau of Cannabis Control. It operates in the State of California under the Department of Consumer Affairs. The BCC is charged with regulating medical cannabis under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (2015)...
The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) is a federal statute in the United States which defines the regulation standard for various substances, which are mostly drugs with psychoactive effects. Within the list, substances are ranked from 1 (hardest regulation) to...
tolerance break : mind over matter

Tolerance Break

THC in cannabis, like many psychoactive substances, tends to have diminishing returns over prolonged, steady use. This is because the receptors in the body's natural endocannabinoid system tend to shut down over time. When this happens, we call it...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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