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5 Stoner Gadgets

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Have you been smoking for a long time and are tired of the same ole same ole? Looking to get yourself some of those funky gadgets all the kids seem to be using today? Well here is a list of some of the best smoking accessories on the market. If you want to consider yourself a true stoner here are 5 gadgets that you have to own!

The Exploding Industry of Concentrates

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Wax, Sugar, Bho, CO2, Honey, Oil, Concentrates. No matter what you want to call it, concentrates made from sugar trim and bud is almost a completely different experience to smoking the herb. Smokers are always looking for ways to get higher, and the recent explosion of the concentrate industry can be contributed to smokers who are looking for a heavier high than any flower could provide.

Vaporizers: Desktop or Portable?

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
If you are in the market for a vaporizer you will come to a fork in your decision-making road. You will be forced to choose between buying either a portable vaporizer or buying a desktop vaporizer. In a perfect world (and with sufficient funds) you can buy both. But for those of us balling on a budget it’s either one or the other. So which is the better buy? Well… they both have their ups and downs so lets take a look!

Marijuana DUI FAQs

Friday, June 12th, 2015
Marijuana and driving is an extremely controversial topic and the variations in state law reflect that diversity. Here are some of the common questions asked in regards to state-specific DUI/marijuana guidelines, marijuana symptoms, fines, license suspension and jail time, along with some interesting marijuana stats.

An Intro to Vaping

Monday, May 18th, 2015
Vapor does not consist of the harmful byproducts that are in cannabis smoke. Vaporizers heat up to their respective temperatures, which may vary depending on their temperature settings. The temperature is low enough to not combust the cannabis but high enough to release the cannabinoids from the cannabis. 95% of the vapor you are inhaling consists of cannabinoids.

A Pill for Paranoia?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
“It’s been established that these ingredients can improve anxiety and mood, so it makes sense that this applies to anxiety brought on by cannabis,” explains Brown. “The nutrients in the blend feed the nervous system, especially the relaxing, calming part of it. So it’s providing more of the essentials that your body needs, which makes you feel better, and that extends to how you feel while using cannabis, too.”

Sticky Icky Terpenes

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
Terpenes are molecules within cannabis sativa that produce the aromas and flavors that we associate with marijuana. Terpenes are in the essential oils found in many plants, and the oils are consumed in a variety of different techniques from aromatherapy to food additives and even perfume! Now don’t go taking your bud and rubbing it all over your neck, even though some partners might be into that.

Barcelona Cannabis Club Etiquette

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
Barcelona cannabis clubs are nothing like the coffeeshops of Amsterdam or the dispensaries of Denver. In Spain these types of establishments are called cannabis social clubs, and they are governed by laws and operate in ways that are much different than in the other weed meccas of the world. This article discusses the proper etiquette that should be followed if you find yourself lucky enough to become a member at a private cannabis club in Barcelona.

The Origin of 420

Monday, April 20th, 2015
The term 420 originated in San Rafael California. The term surfaced around 1971 In San Rafael high school. There was a group of five kids who were known around town as “the Waldos”. They got this name because every day they would smoke weed by the wall outside of the school.

Pass the Grass Game

Monday, April 20th, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015 sparks the amazing journey of Pass the Grass, an interactive board game that borrows elements ranging from the innocent world of Milton Bradley to the psychedelic vibe of the Grateful Dead.

World Cannabis Week

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
World Cannabis Week is your Ticket-To-The-City during 4/20 week in Denver. Immerse yourself in cannabis through entertainment, business, and culture. Experience a true, behind the scenes look at a major industrial grow facility, VIP access at two dispensaries, lunch, glass studio, 420 friendly transportation & 420 smoke lounge access.

Cannabis Career Training

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
On June 27-28, 2015, Oaksterdam University – the nation’s only recognized cannabis college – will bring to Washington, DC, the city’s first certified career training program for candidates seeking to enter the legal cannabis industry. The two-day event, to be held at the Capital Hilton located at 1001 16th Street, NW, is sponsored by local cannabis entrepreneur Ben David Sheppard and his portfolio of cannabis companies, MD Canna-Care & Cultivation, House of Jane and Jane’s Brew Gourmet Coffees teas and other fine edibles.

Cannabis Digital Scales

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Digital Scales are no longer just for dealers. Every smoker needs to ensure they are getting what they paid for. If you buy what you think is 3.5 grams of marijuana every week for $50 but only (unknowingly) receive 3.3 grams you will lose over $150 every single year.

The Dipstick Vaporizer

Friday, March 27th, 2015
A revolutionary new tool for portable concentrate vaping. Unlike competing vaporizers, The DipStick does not involve messy loading or long downtimes due to a low battery, just dip and go! The DipStick was built with the most powerful heating element on the market today. The DipStick allows the user to choose the amount of vapor to intake, ranging from small hits to LARGE clouds. This truly amazing product is Designed to Satisfy everyone from the average consumer to the experienced connoisseur.

Cannabis Infused Food

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Ever since pot became legalized in Colorado and the other decriminalized states, cannabis-infused edibles have had a growing presence in the marijuana marketplace. Nearly 5 million marijuana edibles were sold in Colorado in 2014 alone, and culinary connoisseurs came out with countless varieties of pot cookies, candy, and even a cannabis-infused protein bar for health-conscious 4/20 folk.

Medtainer Cannabis Storage

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
The Medtainer is versatile in its design, being able to traverse numerous consumer needs on the go. Through the product’s ability to embody both air-tite & grinding capabilities, we are able to transcend various markets and expand its everyday uses.

TACOMA’S 420 CANNABIS TOUR

Friday, March 13th, 2015
Tacoma WA: Marijuana is a hot topic right now because several states have voted to decriminalize recreational use. When legalization happens, law abiding people are called to reexamine their views on the subject. During this reexamination a lot of questions come up and there is no clear path toward answers. This is where our educational tours come in.

KITTY KUSH CATNIP GRINDER

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Kitty Kush, featuring a built-in-grinder, looks to reinvigorate cat treat time which has traditionally been characterized by baggies and bulk offerings of catnip. Kitty Kush offers convenience and visual appeal through the introduction of a stylish grinder bottle which calls for owners to ‘shake and grind’ catnip for their pet’s enjoyment. The design allows cat owners to deliver fresh, all natural catnip releasing the herb’s essential oils without the usual mess and “pinching” that is required with loose leaf products.

RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONVENTION

Monday, March 9th, 2015
New England Cannabis Conventions will be hosting its first Rhode Island show on Saturday May 16th and Sunday May 17th at the RI Convention Center in downtown Providence. For a $25/day admission price, attendees at the event will have the opportunity to network with over 50 local & national Cannabis Industry businesses, talk with Doctors & health care providers, explore investment & career opportunities, and shop for a huge variety of the latest & greatest smoking, vaping, and growing accessories.

WORLD’S LARGEST CANNABIS CONFERENCE

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
The Third Annual World Cannabis Week returns to Denver this April 16-20, 2015, and is slated to be the most educational, most immersive and most entertaining event to ever rock the legal cannabis world. Described as the “SXSW of Cannabis,” World Cannabis Week brings together industry experts, hands-on workshops, three days of business conference presentations and VIP access to a week’s worth of premier 420 entertainment from concerts at Red Rocks to nightly parties, the 420 Rally and exclusive access to the BIG Industry Trade Show.

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