Cannabis strains? We never heard of that in the 1960s and ’70s when marijuana seemed seamless and generic. In those days, coffee was simply coffee, beer was beer, and pot was pot. Sure, casual users occasionally came upon gems such as Panama Red, Colombia Gold, Hindu Kush (Middle East) and Thai (Asia), with names rooted […]

Pretty much any kind of weed is awesome. But, when it comes to indica vs sativa which one should you go with? Today, I’ll show you the difference between indica and sativa when it comes to their high, how they grow and I’ll also dive into what a hybrid strain is. Plus, a look into […]

For the marijuana novice, weed is just weed. But for the cannabis connoisseur, there’s a whole world of flavors, scents and effects – and it goes beyond just different types of strains. The next frontier of curating a cannabis experience, experts say, lies not in a strain of the plant – the Sour Diesels and […]

It’s common for first timers to swear off marijuana forever because of a bad first experience. It’s easy to smoke too much by accident and feel overtly paranoid, woozy, and draw the conclusion that marijuana just isn’t your thing. That bad first experience can be completely avoided with two simple tips: looking for strains that […]

In case you were worried that millionaire celebrities might be too busy with their day jobs to cash in on the silly amounts of money being made in the cannabis industries, never fear; our cultural vanguard is rising to the challenge, and celebrity weed products are flooding the shelves of a dispensary near you. Currently […]

If you’re on this website, it stands to reason you’re down with cannabis. The specific nuances possible from there are endless: vaping vs. smoking joints vs. tincture vs. bong rips vs. medicated bath salts (oh, it is real and it is glorious). Then there’s frequency and environment and mood and so on. But, just as […]

For some time now, high-THC potency cultivars have been the most revered form of cannabis for recreational consumption; and they often win major competitions, leading to increased demand in the marketplace and higher prices on dispensary shelves. But breeding cannabis solely for its supercharged THC content and trichome frostiness overlooks the synergistic properties of all […]

Journalist Hunter S. Thompson, who so memorably wrote about drifting through Las Vegas with a “car full of marijuana and head full of acid,” is destined for immortality of the cannabis variety. Marijuana strains, of the same stuff he enjoyed while he was alive, will be officially labeled with his Gonzo brand. The plants will […]

Ever been unsure what people mean when they refer to feminised cannabis seeds and bud? You’ll never have to wonder again. Feminised seeds are very popular in Europe and are now starting to make a bigger impact in America with thousands of different types and tastes available. Grown over many crops by commercial breeders, feminised […]

As you travel around Denver trying new dispensaries and the strains they stock, you can’t help noticing some inconsistencies in strain characteristics. One shop’s Golden Goat will smell of sweet citrus and soil (as it should), another’s will smell like hay soaked in a musty fart. Then again, while a jar may be labeled “Afghani,” […]

A substance that can relax muscles, ease anxiety and enhance your mood seems like the perfect aperitif for some fun time in the bedroom. Cannabis can increase your sensitivity to touch, get your nerves under control and create a feeling of euphoria that adds to the already-heightened experience of sex. And with the diversity of […]

The explosion in popularity of OG Kush, Sour Diesel and Chem Dog with their strong notes of fuel has led many breeders to abandon the fruity end of the flavor spectrum and concentrate on the “gas” instead. There are certainly strong citrus notes present in many of these new crosses but the fuel notes are […]

In our weekly PBJ edition that hit streets last Friday, we examined myriad issues regarding the July 1 legalization of recreational marijuana. Our stories included analyses of the fast-evolving regulatory field regarding the usage of pot. We also highlighted some of the challenges that could limit the industry’s growth in Oregon, as well as the […]

One of the most common applications for medical marijuana is pain, whether it’s inflammation, headaches, neuropathic pain, muscle soreness, spinal injury, fibromyalgia, or cramps. Patients have seen varying degrees of success with cannabis in treating various pain-related ailments, depending on the type of pain, the intensity, and the individual’s own physiology. This guide is informed […]

THC contents soared at the 2015 Mile High Cannabis Cup leaving our judges and attendees as stoned as ever. Check out Denver’s highest scoring THC strains from this year! Colorado Hybrid Flower: Primus by Green Tree Medicinals – 24.6% Click here to see the rest of the line-up on High Times.

There will be branded bongs and stores, too, as Willie gets out ahead of big industry in states where pot is legal. Willie Nelson takes a hit of the cigarette-sized vaporizer in his gnarled hand, exhaling a small cloud, before placing it on the foldout table in front of us. We’re seated in the cool […]

The month of March seemed to just fly by on account of great bud and a torrent of encouraging cannabis news. We witnessed a pediatrician make a gun-to-the-head choice between alcohol or marijuana, and the DEA make a fool itself over the danger of stoned bunny rabbits. Utah made surprising progress on a medical marijuana […]

Cannabis tends to be subdivided into 3 different species: Sativa, Indica and Ruderalis. However, these are merely terms used to describe the typology of the plant (it’s “looks” – shape, height, bushiness, and the like) rather than a specific distribution of its cannabinoids. When looking at the genome of the plant it becomes apparent that […]

When you choose from a cannabis seeds bank, your options can be overwhelming. With so many cannabis strains, how do you know which ones will yield the high-quality crop you want? If you’re partial to stronger or milder smokes, indica or sativa, or more or less THC, then you can narrow down your options and […]

THCV, or tetrahydrocannabivarin, is a compound in cannabis that offers a unique array of effects and medical benefits that sets it apart from other cannabinoids like THC and CBD. Whether you’re a medical marijuana patient looking for a particular type of relief or a casual consumer chasing a specific effect, we’d like to introduce you […]

The result is short plant that flowers densely and gives a very strong stony effect. Its aroma is hashier than what you would otherwise expect from it but the strong aroma easily compensated for with the length and strength of its hit. Growers love the strain as when White Rhino is grown on hydrophonics its […]

These five strains have been chosen in honor of Super Bowl XLIX, the much anticipated face-off between the NFC champs, Seattle Seahawks, and the AFC victors, New England Patriots. The game will be played on Sunday February 1, 2015, and these popular strains seem to have been tailored for the event. Click here to see […]

Fun-sucker of the century, Bethenny Frankel, has just announced she’s expanding her multi-million dollar Skinnygirl empire into the marijuana business, reminding us of her propensity to never miss a chance to make a dime. That’s right: The once Real Housewife of New York is launching her own line of herb in Alaska, Colorado, Washington, and […]

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Hundreds of thousands of Americans are using medical marijuana to treat symptoms of depression each day, but the search for the right strain is often a very personal one. Cell and animal studies, as well as limited human studies and countless anecdotal reports, show the molecules in cannabis can interact with the human nervous system […]

The world’s most famous reggae singer is on the verge of becoming the Marlboro Man of Marijuana: The Bob Marley estate has licensed the Legend singer’s name and likeness to create a special blend of herb dubbed Marley Natural. Marley’s widow Rita Marley and children Cedella and Rohan have teamed up with Privateer Holdings, a […]

Many medicinal marijuana users aren’t aware that there are two very different strains of the cannabis plant. In order to address this knowledge gap, Vaped.ca hired an artist to illustrate the major differences between the two… Source: vaped.ca

Developed by CDx Life, a California-based science and technology company, MyDx is a portable analyzer that will deliver a cannabis strain analysis revealing the abundance of cannabinoid properties such as THC and CBD. MyDx is a handheld device that attaches to your phone and works through a downloadable app designed to sync to iOS and Android smartphones. Once they […]

The cannabis strain “Stevie Wonder” is a sativa-dominant hybrid with a very high THC count. The strain, which is in fact named after the famous R&B singer, produces a clear-headed mild mental high, qualifying it as a good choice for morning medication. Read Full Story On http://www.thecannabist.co

Helping Hands Herbals, a Colorado based company, has named a new strain of cannabis after CNN’s chief medical corespondent to thank him for his support. The new strain, “Double Down Kush”, was derived from the original “Gupta Kush” that the company launched last year. The upgraded strain has a stronger pain-relief and anti-anxiety profile, making […]

Parents are flocking to Colorado to find “Charlotte’s Web,” a strain of marijuana named for 5-year-old Charlotte Figi, thought to treat debilitating seizure disorders. Read Full Story On http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/kids-seizure-charlotte-web-pot-treatment-article-1.1619066  

Granddaddy Purple is an all-Indica marijuana strain, and is known worldwide for its many phenotypes that include Grape Ape, Grandaddy Grape Ape and Purple Erkel. Read Full Review with Pictures on http://www.theweedblog.com/granddaddy-purple-marijuana-strain/