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What are Triploid Cannabis Seeds and What are Their Benefits?

by Reginald Reefer | Saturday Mar 2, 2024

To put it simply, tetraploid seeds have four sets of chromosomes instead of the usual two. Creating tetraploid seeds isn't about genetic modification in the sci-fi sense; it's achieved through meticulous and labor-intensive cross-breeding techniques. By applying certain treatments to the cannabis plants, breeders can encourage them to develop this extra set of chromosomes.

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8 Things To Know Before You Try Your First Cannabis Products

by BehindTheWaves | Thursday Feb 29, 2024

More regions are also legalizing cultivation and consumption, giving people confidence when trying it out. Whether you’re seeking cannabis products for recreational enjoyment or medical purposes, there is basic information you need to understand, and here is the breakdown.

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The One Thing Every Cannabis Consumer Should Know? Reddit Users Give Insider Weed Tips for the Ages!

by Reginald Reefer | Friday Feb 23, 2024

Delving into the digital age, this tradition of shared wisdom has found a new home on platforms like Reddit, where communities of cannabis enthusiasts gather to exchange advice, experiences, and insights. One thread, in particular, stands out as a modern-day gathering around the proverbial campfire: a question posed to the masses, "What is something that you believe every cannabis user should know?" The responses to this inquiry offer a window into the collective psyche of the cannabis community, revealing a blend of humor, caution, and wisdom that can only emerge from a chorus of voices, each contributing their unique perspective to the conversation.

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How Legal is CBD, Really?

by BehindTheWaves | Wednesday Feb 21, 2024

Cannabis-related measures continue to be proposed at both the state and federal level. Few of them focus specifically on CBD, however, which remains in a gray area loosely delineated by the 2018 Farm Bill and subsequent clarifications from the FDA, DEA, and USDA.

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Exploring the 5 Negative Stereotypes about Marijuana Created by DARE in the 1980s

by Reginald Reefer | Tuesday Feb 20, 2024

It's crucial to acknowledge that some stereotypes about cannabis users contain a kernel of truth. Many stoners can attest to experiencing "munchies" or enjoying periods of relaxation and introspection that could be construed as laziness by outsiders. However, the effects of cannabis are diverse and subjective, and while a small minority of users may embody these stereotypes, the vast majority of cannabis consumers are as nuanced and unique as any other group.

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The Big Pharma Double Standard - ADHD Medication and Meth: More Alike Than We'd Like to Admit

by Reginald Reefer | Sunday Feb 18, 2024

But the study also made me think - do we scrutinize common pharmaceuticals prescribed to children with the same level of scientific rigor? Stimulant medications like Adderall and Ritalin are handed out like candy these days to millions of kids with ADHD diagnoses. Just like cannabis, these are powerful substances that alter neurotransmitters and signaling in the brain.

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Did Rockefeller Use Alcohol Prohibition to Monopolize Standard Oil? - Ganja Theories Deep Dive

by Reginald Reefer | Saturday Feb 17, 2024

In the annals of prohibition history, the early days of cannabis prohibition stand out as a stark example of industrial collusion and manipulation. Central to this narrative are figures like Harry Anslinger, William Randolph Hearst, and the DuPont family, who are often cited as the chief architects behind marijuana's ban. Anslinger, a seasoned bureaucrat who cut his teeth during the era of alcohol prohibition, found a new target in marijuana as the curtains drew on the prohibition of spirits. His motivations, deeply intertwined with the desire to maintain and exert federal control, led him to pivot towards vilifying cannabis.

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What's the Most Palatable Way to Consume Magic Mushrooms? (FYI, They Don't Taste Very Good Just Chewing Them)

by jsp1073 | Wednesday Feb 14, 2024

Magic mushrooms, or psilocybin, aren’t the most palatable natural ingredient for most people. The earthiness and dirt flavoring of them can be off-putting. While you might eat them raw anyway to feel their effects, many people would prefer if they could mask the flavor and still enjoy the same effects.

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The Cannabis Entourage Effect is 100% a Real Thing - New Medical Study Sheds Light on How Terpenes and Cannabinoids Interact

by Reginald Reefer | Saturday Feb 10, 2024

A recent study reviewed the collaborative interactions and synergies between the various phytochemicals in cannabis, including cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids. It highlighted the concept of the "entourage effect," which refers to the synergistic or additive effects obtained from the combined action of these compounds, surpassing their individual efficacy.

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What Cannabis Strains are Hot in California Right Now?

by The Undercover Stoner | Friday Feb 9, 2024

The cannabis landscape in California is thriving, with a diverse array of strains catering to various preferences and needs. From Lemon Cherry Gelato's energetic hybrid to the soothing effects of Apple Fritter and the universally acclaimed Cereal Milk, there's something for everyone. Wedding Cake and GMO round out the top strains, offering unique experiences appreciated by cannabis enthusiasts.