A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Cannabis Indoors

There’s an overwhelming amount of information out there for first time cannabis growers. And the truth is, there are several approaches you can take to achieve success. But like any new hobbyist, you just need a way in. Time and experience will teach you more – for now, it’s about getting started. Our guide to…

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The Opioid Epidemic and Cannabis

The numbers connected to opioid addiction are staggering. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control reported 19,000 Americans died of opioid overdose. According to their website, this was more than four times the number of opioid-related deaths in 1999. For those that struggle with this addiction, the emotional and physical pain of recovery and relapse…

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Is Marijuana a Viable Option for Treating Fibromyalgia?

In 2014, the National Pain Foundation reported that 30% of surveyed fibromyalgia patients reported using medical marijuana to treat their symptoms. The survey had other interesting results: 33% of medical marijuana users reported that it ‘helped a little.’ 62% reported that it was ‘very effective.’ 5% reported no benefit. 10% reported Lyrica, Cymbalta or Savella as ‘very…

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Fibromyalgia: Cannabis vs. Prescription Drugs

Fibromyalgia can be a devastating disease that robs you of the ability to do simple daily tasks. The idea of trying to get through an entire day is often demoralizing. And on top of the physical and emotional challenges, fibromyalgia sufferers have had to battle a medical community that, for many years, didn’t consider the…

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THC Detoxing Facts and Myths

For whatever the reason, it’s time for you to take a cannabis detox. It’s a pretty straightforward process, but there are a few things you’ll want to be sure to incorporate, as well as some things to avoid. Read on to separate the facts from the myths. What Exactly is a Cannabis Detox? In general…

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What are Cannabis Topicals?

The idea that marijuana belongs only in a joint or bong is, thankfully, starting to become antiquated.  So is the idea that marijuana is only for getting high. Cannabis infused topicals are a perfect example of how various methods of consumption are changing perspectives on marijuana’s uses, safety, and efficacy. What Exactly are They? Cannabis…

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Charas and Bhang Cannabis from India

The foothills of the Indian Himalayas are well known for its abundance of cannabis plants.  North India has developed many ways to ingest the plant – including bhang (a cannabis and milk beverage) and charas. Cultural Significance of Charas Charas has an interesting cultural place in India.  The Hindu god Shiva is known to love…

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Using Cannabis Topicals in Your Skin Regime

The market is flooded with skin care products promising to fix every manner of skin conditions.  If you suffer from a long-term condition like adult acne or eczema, prescription and over-the-counter products often fall short in one or more ways. People often spend years searching for healthy and happy skin and rarely find exactly what…

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What Exactly is THC?  An In-Depth Look

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the chemical compound that is responsible for the euphoric high we get from cannabis.  For most, that sentence sums up all they need to know about the most famous cannabinoid.  As a grower, you might want to dig a little deeper. A Cannabinoid You Say? Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in cannabis. …

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4 Mistakes that Almost Every Cannabis Grower Makes

Despite the resilience of cannabis, achieving a good grow isn’t easy. All beginners tend to make the same mistakes. Customers send us pictures asking for help and its usually pretty clear right away what’s gone wrong. Below are the four mistakes we see most often. Overfeeding This is, hands down, the most common problem of…

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