Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • How Much Money Does Legal Weed Make?

    Before Colorado and Washington legalized weed, many promises were made by legalization supporters. Those promises included the fact that the tax revenue generated by marijuana sales would be used for things like schools and hospitals – two areas of major concern across all states. In addition to that, Mason Tvert, one of the directors of the Yes on 64 Campaign at the time, estimated that Colorado would make “tens of millions of dollars” in tax revenue that could be directed towards those hospitals and schools. Continue reading

  • What the American Vote Means for U.S. Cannabis Legalization

    On Tuesday 8th November, America went to the polls and, love him or hate him, voted Donald Trump in as the 45th President of the United States. But the Presidency wasn’t the only thing being voted on this week. Americans also went to the polls to have their say when it comes to the legalization of marijuana, for either medical or recreational purposes. And it might be clearer than ever that Americans are ready to lift the prohibition on cannabis. Continue reading

  • Marijuana as a Treatment for Arthritis

    Arthritis is a medical condition that we’ve all heard about at some point, and we’ve probably even known several people that suffer from it. Arthritis is actually a blanket term for over 100 different kinds of arthritis, but in each case the cartilage is worn away from the bones, leaving them raw and exposed. This makes even the smallest movement extremely painful for the patient, as every time they move the affected part of their body, they feel extreme pain. Currently there is no cure for arthritis – at least none that will be found in Western medicine. Continue reading

  • What are terpenes and how do they affect your weed?

    Terpenes are basically the building blocks of the essential oils of cannabis. They are what gives each strain its individual perfume and, since our sense of smell is also intimately linked with our sense of taste, they also influence how its flavour is perceived. Continue reading

  • Weed Seeds – From Medicinal to Recreational

    Cannabis seeds are seeds from the cannabis plant, a plant that can be either male or female, depending on the reproductive organs found on each plant. When growers buy weed seeds, they are more often than not looking for female weed seeds. These are the seeds that produce the flowers and buds needed to produce the recreational and medicinal effects.

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