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The Best Strains for Summer 2017

May 16, 2017

trainwreck, most popular strains in san franciscoWith the warm weather upon us, many people have already started either growing or seeking out the best strains for summer. It's the perfect time of year to get outside and enjoy some light activity, which has most people reaching for strains that offer an energetic, happy buzz–heavy indicas need not apply. The season will be gone before you know it, so now's the time to start deciding what you want to have in your quiver for the next few months.

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Summer Gardening: 5 Cannabis Strains that Can Be Grown in 3 Months or Less

May 10, 2017

summer gardening cannabis strainsSummer is the perfect time of year for digging into the garden, and for many, it presents an excellent opportunity for growing cannabis. While some strains of the plant can take a significant amount of time to grow, others can be taken from seed to cultivation in just a few months. After all, when you don't have time to wait around, you've got to be picky about the strains you choose to grow.

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The 4 Most Popular Strains in San Francisco

May 6, 2017

trainwreck, most popular strains in san franciscoThere's certainly no shortage of popular strains in San Francisco, a city that many consider as the cannabis capital of the West Coast. Trends come and go, but certain strains stick around and stand the test of time. Whether you're looking for a little extra help getting to sleep at the end of a long day or need a boost of energy with your morning cup of coffee, there are plenty of great options to choose from throughout San Francisco, many of which are widely available at dispensaries in and around the city.

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Sativa and Indica: Are there any pure strains out there?

March 15, 2017

Sativa and IndicaThe terms Cannabis Sativa L. and Cannabis Indica Lam. were created many years ago to identify the two species of the Cannabaceae family. Nowadays, these names go by the more familiar terms “Sativa” and “Indica.” After hundreds of years of breeding and blending these plants for potency, aroma, flavor, and cerebral effects, one question remains: Are there any more true Sativas or Indicas out there today? 

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The Most Popular CBD Strains: Oregon

March 8, 2017

harlequin oregon's best cbd strainsRecreational weed is legal in Oregon now, but that doesn't mean the medicinal side of cannabis should be forgotten about or allowed to just fall through the cracks. Many of us already know of CBD’s potential to destroy cancer cells, relieve chronic pain, and help your body run at its maximum potential, but few of us actually know which strains are high in CBD before visiting the dispensary. Here are 5 of the most popular CBD strains in Oregon. Each one provides a different set of effects, so read carefully to make sure you get the medicine most appropriate for your needs!

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Top 4 Best Strains to Smoke in Winter

February 10, 2017

strains to smoke in the winterSpring is right around the corner, but it's still a good idea to discuss the best winter strains, especially here in Colorado, where it isn't uncommon to experience blizzards all the way through the month of May. The winter solstice may have ended on December 21st, but don't start breaking out that patio furniture and your summer shorts just yet! Soon enough it'll be pretty cold and snowy, or at the very least, some icy rain will be coming over those mountains, which makes now a great time to consider the best medicinal (and of course, recreational) strains to help you get through the winter weather and everything that may come with it. Here are 2 Indicas and 2 Sativa strains to smoke in winter:

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The Effect of Terpenes — What They Are and Why They Matter

January 5, 2017

effect of terpenes - humuleneAs a species, we've been harvesting the flavors of plants — for wines, tinctures, medicines, and therapeutics — for thousands of years. Yet, for some reason, all the good smells released by a skunky-citrus-pine nugget of cannabis fails to register to many as the exact same thing.

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Are you Buying Counterfeit Strains?

October 26, 2016

Counterfeit StrainsAre you buying the strain you think you're buying? Odds are, the answer is probably not. The world of legal weed has opened so much opportunity for capitalistic gain, but the problem is that a lot of our most popular strains are suffering because of it. The fact of the matter is that you may not actually be smoking what you think you're smoking. We recently spoke with some of our good friends over at the Trichome Institute and 420 Science to get some questions answered about this strain conundrum. Here's what we found out:

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Sativa Strains of Marijuana

October 5, 2016

Sativa Strains of MarijuanaIt’s easy to get lost in the world of cannabis, especially for those who have little experience with marijuana. When you enter into a recreational or medical sales facility, you are met with a wave of choices. It can be daunting, frustrating, and overwhelming. Even though the budtenders will walk you through the basics, I feel like I often leave the transaction with a bit of buyer’s remorse (and an excited curiosity!).

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Indica Strains: An Introduction

October 4, 2016

indica strains of marijuanaIndica is one of the major strains or '"varieties'" of cannabis.  Indica is much like yin to sativa's yang:  Modern cannabis strains are usually either sativas, indicas, or somewhere in between (a.k.a. hybrids).

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