Advice for First-Time Cannabis Smokers: 10 Tips to Keep in Mind

Advice for First-Time Cannabis Smokers: 10 Tips to Keep in Mind DANTE JORDAN (Adrienne Allen/Leafly) Congratulations, you’ve decided that you’re finally ready to take that leap towards trying cannabis. Perfect. Beautiful. Let me be the first to welcome you to the family. But before you take that first toke, I’d like to offer you a few pieces of advice so you know …

Cannabis Legalization Day in Canada: Leafly’s Live Coverage

October 17 marks a profound historical moment: Canada legalizes cannabis. Leafly’s correspondents will file reports from provinces east-to-west over the 24 hour period that is Legalization Day. Know the Rules, Find the Stores ALL THE LEGAL CANADIAN INFO GO Wednesday, Oct. 17 MONTREAL (AP) — Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks …

The Science Behind Giving CBD & Cannabis to Cats and Dogs

A growing number of pet owners are using cannabis-derived products containing high doses of cannabidiol (CBD) and low or negligible doses of THC to alleviate pain, seizures, and other conditions. But what’s known about the science of cannabinoid medicine and pets? There isn’t a lot of peer-reviewed research, but a recent Cornell University study found extremely promising results. Unfortunately, not a …

CBD vs. THC: What’s the Difference?

(Elysse Feigenblatt/Leafly) Cannabis consumers have long prized potency (a high THC content) as one of the main factors that makes a particular strain more desirable. Though traditional demand for THC has caused an oversaturation of high-potency products, many consumers are starting to prefer less intense products that are lower in THC and higher in the non-intoxicating compound called cannabidiol (CBD). …