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What is CBD Oil, and When Should It Be Used?

What is CBD Oil, and When Should It Be Used?

The popularity of CBD oil has skyrocketed since the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the Farm Bill) legalized hemp production and product sales on a federal level. These days people recommend CBD oil to treat everything from chronic pain to anxiety, but what is CBD oil? When should it be used? Let's take a closer look at CBD oil and its uses. You can also reach out to our knowledgeable team at Cannabis and Glass. What is CBD Oil? The cannabis plant contains over 100 cannabinoids (compounds that can interact with cannabinoid receptors in the human body). CBD, or Cannabidiol, is one of the best-known cannabinoids, alongside tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound in marijuana. Unlike THC, CBD doesn’t have psychoactive properties and won’t get you “high.” Both hemp and marijuana…
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The Marijuana Leaf Is Like None Other

The Marijuana Leaf Is Like None Other

The marijuana leaf is already a widely recognized symbol, but there’s more than meets the eye to this essential part of the plant. While people primarily utilize marijuana buds, cannabis leaves can be helpful in their own ways. It’s worthwhile to understand everything about the cannabis plant, including the leaves. Cannabis and Glass offer a wide array of high-quality medical marijuana products to elevate your smoke sessions. Contact us when you need recreational marijuana and other cannabis products, including pipes and rolling papers. What Is a Cannabis Leaf? The cannabis leaf is a vital part of the marijuana plant that protects the buds and helps the plant grow. Leaves range in different sizes and shapes and have different point amounts depending on their type. Sativa plants have tall leaves, while…
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How to Grind Weed Without a Grinder

How to Grind Weed Without a Grinder

A frustrating aspect of smoking weed is having bud with no grinder. Maybe you’re at a social gathering and left the tool at home. Perhaps you broke it and haven’t found a replacement. Regardless of the reason, you need to find a way to break apart your nug so you can enjoy a smoke session. The good news is that while you should break your bud into small pieces, a special grinder isn’t necessary. If you want to learn how to grind weed without a grinder, here are some worthwhile alternatives. Why You Should Break Up Your Bud Besides the obvious fact that a cannabis flower the size of a coin isn’t ideal for smoking, there are other reasons to break it up. For starters, breaking up weed enhances your…
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What Are Regs, Mids, Headies, and Beasters?

What Are Regs, Mids, Headies, and Beasters?

Anyone trying weed for the first time might be excited to experience the effects of a widely forbidden plant. Unfortunately, most novice smokers make the mistake of not understanding that not all cannabis is equal. It’s tricky to determine the quality of weed, especially if you haven’t acquired it legally. If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on bud from a dispensary, you’ll hear terms like regs, mids, headies, and beasters, and they all refer to quality. Use the guide below to learn the differences between them and understand what it means to procure high-quality cannabis. Common Names for Cannabis Grades Regs The lowest-quality weed you can buy is regs, which is short for “dregs.” Because the quality is so low, growers usually prepackage the cannabis in large bricks…
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Stages of Being High: The Need to Know

Stages of Being High: The Need to Know

While individuals have unique reactions to marijuana, most weed sessions follow a similar general trajectory. Specifically, there are five distinct stages of being high. Read on as we discuss what to expect at each, but don’t get too hung up about “staying on schedule” or worrying that you aren’t doing it right if your companions seem to be having a different experience than you. Some Factors That Will Influence Your High: The amount and potency of the products you consume The strain you are using Whether you are consuming any other drugs or alcohol Your method of consumption (smoking, vaping, eating, etc.) Your personal experience with weed and tolerance level Your health, age, sex, and unique physiology Remember that not all cannabis products produce a euphoric high. Skin creams and…
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How to Clean a Grinder Safely

How to Clean a Grinder Safely

A fully functioning grinder is a must-have tool for the cannabis enthusiast. A grinder eliminates the time-consuming process of picking your herbs apart by hand. Whether you are rolling or packing a bong, a grinder will give you an even burn, allowing for a pleasant smoking experience – provided that you keep it clean. Why Should You Regularly Clean Your Grinder? Ideally, you should clean your grinder once per month, especially if you’re not a frequent smoker. The stickiness of cannabis plant residue can affect your grinder’s functionality. If you don’t clean your grinder, the fresh product will cling to the old product, and you won’t get a consistent burn. Over time, mold grows on the plant material residue in a grinder, especially if you live in a humid climate.…
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Shatter vs, Wax: What’s the Difference?

Shatter vs, Wax: What’s the Difference?

Many marijuana enthusiasts enjoy consuming cannabis using a dabbing rig. Dabbing rigs use weed concentrates, but there are so many different types on the market it can be hard to keep them all straight. Shatter and wax are two popular types of products suitable for vaping. While they undergo similar techniques for production, the two products look and feel very different. Read on as we explain these differences to help you try to decide which is best for you. Shatter and Wax: Different Butane Hash Oil Products Shatter and wax producers make both substances by pushing butane through marijuana flower. Butane is a chemical that is able to bind with cannabinoids and terpenes, the substances in weed that produce a high and other effects. After extracting these cannabis compounds, the…
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Indica vs Sativa vs Hybrid (What’s The Difference?)

Indica vs Sativa vs Hybrid (What’s The Difference?)

[su_custom_gallery source="media: 1098" link="lightbox" width="900" height="600" title="never"] The world of cannabis strains comprises two broad groups: sativa versus indica strains, each with its unique properties and benefits. There are also sativa-indica hybrids that combine the best of both. Sativa Strains Cannabis Sativa originates in dry and hot climates such as those found in Central America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. The plants are thin and tall, with narrow leaves. Sativa strains are higher in THC, the euphoria-inducing component in cannabis, and lower in CBD. They have an energizing, stimulating, mentally invigorating effect known to improve focus and clarity. Sativas are usually recommended for morning or daytime use. Some examples of popular sativa strains are Haze Berry, Acapulco Gold, and Sour Diesel. Indica Strains Cannabis Indica hails from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and…
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What is Live Resin? Everything You Need to Know

What is Live Resin? Everything You Need to Know

Live resin is a concentrate derived from a fresh cannabis plant. This product, containing only the desirable compounds—namely terpenes and cannabinoids—comes from a plant that is still alive to preserve its terpenes, smell, flavors, and other positive attributes. Live resin is the go-to THC product for those who prefer a high concentration of terpenes, intense aroma, and therapeutic benefits. Learn more about this concentrate below. The Live Resin Process The live resin process consists of several steps: Harvesting: The first step is harvesting the cannabis plant at the peak of its ripeness. Plant materials for live resin are the sugar leaves and flower buds – not the stems and fan leaves. Freezing: Processing the plant materials immediately after harvesting is critical to prevent moisture accumulation, drying, or exposure to light…
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How Long Does Weed Stay in the System of an Athlete?

How Long Does Weed Stay in the System of an Athlete?

If you are an athlete who uses cannabis, sports league drug tests can pose a serious challenge for you. As you probably know, cannabis is a banned substance and you’ll want to get it out of your system before taking a drug test. You might wonder how long you have to refrain from using weed to pass the test. What Do Drug Tests Check? All types of drug tests will be looking for THC, the psychoactive component in cannabis. THC itself breaks down pretty quickly, but the process yields several inactive metabolites. These substances serve as markers of cannabis use and are present in the body long after the high sensation has passed. Types of Cannabis Drug Tests Urine, blood, hair, and saliva tests can detect the presence of cannabinoid…
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