A Year In Review of Cannabis in Canada 2019

This last year was a great year for cannabis, especially here in Canada. October 17th 2018 saw Bill C-45 come into effect and with that, cannabis was legalized across the country. Other nations around the world also took steps to reform laws surrounding marijuana as did several states throughout the United States. As you probably know, this October has seen …

Should We Call It Marijuana or Cannabis?

Throughout its history, cannabis has been known by several slang terms such as dope, grass, pot, herb, reefer, ganja and the like. However, by far the most popular name for the cannabis bud is “marijuana.” Marijuana is one of the most universally recognized words for the cannabis plant in the English-speaking world, yet its origins go largely unrecognized by the …

Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana Microdosing

Only a decade ago, trying cannabis meant getting stoned. However, as more information emerges about pot’s health benefits, more users are using weed for other applications.  Micro dosing has become popular for a variety of reasons but primarily to get the benefit of cannabis without getting high off it.  When Steve Jobs championed the benefits of microdosing, the phenomenon became …

Why Are Cannabis Terpenes Important?

Terpenes are organic compounds that are produced in a variety of  cannabis plants. Essentially they are aromatic oils that give cannabis the colour varieties and distinctive flavours like citrus, berry, minty, and earthy.  Not unlike other plants with distinct smells, terpene began as a defence mechanism to repel predators, bacteria,  insects and birds. Of course, they also play a crucial …

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Edible Laws and Cannabis Regulations in Canada

When Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, was enacted last October, it regulated several classes of marijuana products including flowers, seeds, plants, and oils Meanwhile products like cannabis-infused edibles, creams, and extracts were still deemed illegal, following more research. However, now Health Canada is set to make some of those products legal to sell and consume.  At the …

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New Canadian Cannabis Regulations Coming October 2019

When Cannabis Act, was enacted last October, it regulated several types of cannabis products including flowers and oils while products like edibles and extracts were still deemed illegal. But now Health Canada is set to make some of those products legal to sell and consume. At the moment, there is still a lot that hasn’t been released but here is …

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How Shatter Is Made

Shatter is a relatively recent creation in weed consumption. They are a type of cannabis concentrate that’s produced using solvents. Shatter’s appearance is typically translucent, though there colouring can range from a bright amber colour to a darker yellow shade similar to olive oil. Shatters may appear to have the same consistency, but the physical texture of each product can …