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The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Extracts (including THC, CBD, Hemp, and DIY)

Who’s This Guide For? It seems like every day there’s a new kind of cannabis concentrate: oil, wax, shatter, rosin, resin, budder, badder, sauce, hash, bubble hash, diamonds, sugar, RSO, caviar… The term “cannabis oil” alone has been used to describe a wide variety of different products—from extracts to cooking oil to essential oils. Whether you’re a new consumer or …

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Hemp CBD vs Cannabis CBD

With the introduction of hemp into Colorado’s recreational cannabis market, consumers are now able to find 100% THC-free, pure hemp CBD without obtaining a medical marijuana card. So what is the difference between hemp CBD and the cannabis CBD products you’ve always been able to find at your local dispensary? And what are the best hemp-derived CBD products on the …

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5 Interesting Cannabis Facts for Your Next Trivia Night

From recreational drug to prescribed medication, cannabis has become one of the most talked about topics in the U.S. But how much cannabis trivia do you really know about the little plant that could? Let’s start with the basics. Marijuana is usually consumed through smoking, vaping, eating edibles or applying topical creams. Among the many cannabinoids present in cannabis, the …

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7 Unexpected Ways CBD Can Make Boulder Life Better

CBD popularity is growing fast in Boulder. Everybody from senior citizens with arthritic conditions to hard-training athletes have found this compound effective at managing conditions such as pain and inflammation. And based on current trends, this is only the beginning. We’re already seeing cannabidiol being used in beverages, cheeseburgers, tinctures, beauty products; and more recently, pet food. The research firm …

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How Cannabis Can Help Boost Your Creativity

It’s no secret that cannabis can alter your perception. And many consumers claim marijuana gives them a more open mindset and perspective.  For centuries, artists and creators have been sparking their levels of creativity using cannabis. They use it to inspire new and creative thinking patterns. While there is no universal acclaim to creativity (we lack methods to measure creative thinking …

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Whole Plant Extracts (and How They Differ from Other Concentrates)

In the beginning, there was cannabis. And it was good.  Now, the once “simple” choice between THC or CBD has become more nuanced. Terpenes, full spectrum oil, whole plant extract, supercritical fluid extraction, live resin: if you’re just a casual cannabis consumer, you may need a hand deciding what product is right for you. For some consumers, that means finding …

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CBD Full Spectrum vs. CBD Isolate: What’s the Difference?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the most prominent new products in the wellness industry, and it has all the valid reasons to be one. Extracted as an active ingredient from its parent plant hemp (and sometimes cannabis), CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that has been shown to support a wide range of health-related needs. With growing demand, manufacturers have …

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Dispelling 6 Common Cannabis Edible Myths

Dispelling 6 Common Cannabis Edible Myths Despite its various proven medicinal benefits, cannabis remains a controlled substance in most countries. While prohibition has set cannabis research back by decades, legalization of marijuana for medical (and recreational) use in many States has opened new gateways to explore the benefits of cannabis (edibles, tinctures, capsules, oil and more) for human health. Reported …

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Fantastic Vapes (and Where to Find Them)

Cannabis vaping is incredibly popular… and surprisingly misunderstood. Many marijuana consumers who try vaping pick up whatever product is cheapest, then revert back to flower because they didn’t get the right experience. Others put off buying a vape pen (or upgrading to a better one) because they don’t know what product is best. Shopping for a vaporizer doesn’t have to …