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Put Your Best Face Forward With Cannabis

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Cannabis is making a big splash in the beauty business. And why not!? Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, cannabis is a great help for not only its health benefits, but for its physically beautifying effects as well. Learn more below! CBD Infused Aloe & Rose Water Hydration Spray by Jardin Essentials acts as an anti-inflammatory agent to reduce visible inflammation …

Intensify Your High - 6 Surefire Ways to Enhance Your High

6 Surefire Ways to Enhance Your High

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A bigger, better, stronger high is yours. Follow these easy tips to intensify your marijuana experience. Did you know that mangoes make marijuana better? By eating or drinking some mango juice about an hour before getting high, you can intensify your high. Here’s how it works, Mangoes contain chemical compounds known as myrcene terpenes. Marijuana also contains these chemical compounds …

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How to Be a Productive Pothead

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Think weed is only good for knocking you on your ass? Think again. While cannabis is great for maxing and relaxing (i.e. – great for being a couch potato), it’s also a really good motivator. Depending on strain, activity, and mood, marijuana can actually help you become more productive. Here are a few of our favorite goals to strive for …

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Cannabis Treats to Treat. Yo. Self.

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After a long week of work and a couple of wild nights out, you need a day to yourself. A perfect lazy, hazy day to reenergize your spirit and reinvigorate your senses. The perfect day to do it? Sunday! Make Sunday your personal day of rest, to unwind from a long week and to prepare for the busy schedule ahead. …

CBD EXPLAINED

What Exactly Is Cannabidiol?

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Cannabidiol, also known as CBD is “… a naturally occurring cannabinoid constituent of cannabis. It was discovered in 1940 and initially thought not to be pharmaceutically active. It is one of at least 113 cannabinoids identified in hemp plants, accounting for up to 40% of the plant’s extract.” according to Wikipedia. Clear as mud, right? For those of us who …

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Marijuana

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Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California, it’s important to talk to your children about the facts surrounding cannabis use. From health benefits, to motor-skill impairment, to legal ramifications–engage in open dialogue sooner rather than later to ensure they have all the right information in order to make the right decisions. Keep your eyes peeled and attention alert for …

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9 Must-Have Accessories for a Better High

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Having the right accessories can greatly maximize your smoking experience. Get to know our favorite add-ons below. Discover electric grinders, rolling papers, rescue tonics and more — all here to elevate you to a higher plain. No need to break a sweat. Get the perfect grind with this automatic weed grinder. The Easy Grinder treats your dry bud to a …

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Marijuana: Nature’s Performance Enhancer

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You already know that marijuana is a powerful drug that many use to have fun, relax, and heal. But did you also know that cannabis is an effective drug that also improves performance in certain physical activities? That’s right, in addition to marijuana’s multitude of benefits used for fun and pain relief, you can now throw enhanced sport performance into …

Curing America's Addiction to Opioids

Could Cannabis be the Cure to America’s Opioid Addiction?

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With more than 46 people dying every day from a prescription opioid overdose, it’s fair to say that our country is in the midst of an extreme opioid epidemic. This ever-rising issue has led many government officials, healthcare professionals, and pain sufferers to consider alternative pain relief options such as medical marijuana. Unlike prescription pills, marijuana is less addictive and …

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California Weed Tax Revenue Not as High as Expected: 3 Reasons Why

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Regardless of your personal motivations about weed legalization, it’s important to note that many Californians voted to fully legalize cannabis for its potential tax gains, looking to reap the same benefits as other legalized states like Colorado. Home of the Mile High City, Colorado legalized recreational marijuana in 2014 and are boasting tax revenues of $500 million and beyond — …

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Don’t Visit California Before Getting These Weed Tips

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably well aware that California is now cannabis-legal. That means recreational sale and use of weed is completely legal – as if you needed even more reason to visit our beautiful state! According to the Business Insider, “A report… estimates sales of cannabis to hit $3.7 billion by the end of 2018 …

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Can Marijuana Make You More Attractive?

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TLDR Version: Marijuana can simultaneously help you look younger thanks to its antioxidants, age you if you’re smoking it, help you lose weight, and may cause acne. That’s quite a mixed bag, but if you think the positives outweigh the negatives then choose wisely in your consumption method to yield the best possible results. We all know that marijuana is …

Everything You Need to Know About Using Cannabis as a Sleep Aid

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Have you ever had trouble falling asleep — tossing and turning in your sheets as the minutes tick, tick, tick away? Or maybe you have trouble staying asleep, waking up suddenly and highly alert, seemingly out of nowhere. We’ve all been there. While some of us only experience these restless nights on occasion, there are unfortunately millions of Americans who …

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Cannabis Products for Everyday Living

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By now, you’re probably aware of the budding cannabis industry (all the puns intended). It’s easy to find dry buds, pot brownies, hash oil, and more. But did you know that there are certain events that pair best with specific types of weed products? That’s right, enjoying life in Laguna Beach can take on many forms of activity and that …

Who Uses Marijuana

Who Uses Weed? The New Faces Behind Marijuana Usage

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If you think only teens and young adults looking to party are behind America’s cannabis usage, think again. With recreational legalization in states like Washington, Colorado, and now California, many more people are discovering the multifaceted benefits of marijuana. Ditch your preconceived notions and get to know the new faces behind today’s marijuana usage. Boomers and Beyond Dealing with Chronic …

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Best Homemade Bongs to Help You Get Your High On

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If you’ve ever been caught in a bind with dry bud but no pipe, then you can understand the need for a homemade bong. But whether the pipe if born of need, creativity, or frugality, they get the job done and some of these below examples will even blow your mind with their creativity. Here’s a list of our favorite …

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Top 8 Cannabis Recipes for Homemade Edibles

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If you’re a fan of weed and food, then finding new recipes for marijuana edibles should be right up your alley. While edibles are widely available for purchase at dispensaries, by knowing the basics, you too can create your own tasty inventions that will always hit the spot–no matter the mood, time, or location. Here are some basics to get …

Trusted Sources for Marijuana

Why You Should Always, Always Buy Weed From a Trusted Source

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If you’re still buying your weed from a dealer, it’s time to develop some new habits.   With the legalization of recreational marijuana, gone are the days of buying street weed. There’s no need to gamble with risky dealers, subpar marijuana, and limited product availability. Learn more below.     When you buy from a dispensary, there is product accountability. The …

Effects of Marijuana

What to Expect When High on Marijuana

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With the introduction of legalized marijuana, you may be trying cannabis for the very first time. And if you’re feeling uncertain and/or scared of the THC effects, we’re here to help prep you for this epic moment. When imbibing in pot, these are the physical effects you can expect. In addition to bodily effects, THC can also impact your thinking …

What Exactly Does Legalized Weed Mean?

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Now that recreational weed is completely legalized in California, what does that mean exactly? Are you wondering where you can smoke? Where to buy? And how much you can have on your body? Below, we answer these and other pressing questions to help you navigate this newly legalized life. It is still illegal to smoke outdoors or in any public …

Does Legalizing Weed Increase Teenage Usage?

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If you’ve been following the process of recreational legalization, you’ve probably heard arguments from the opposition such as adult legalization will increase usage amongst teenagers. But contrary to this popular belief, studies have shown that the opposite effect to be true. Fears of increased pot use by minors in legalized states are unfounded. Here’s why. Let’s look to Colorado. As …

Help Remove The Stigma of Marijuana With Facts

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The legalization of pot, both recreational and medical, is still a rather new and divisive point of contention for the country. While some states are fully embracing 100% legalization, some states are still vehemently against legalization of any sort and even looking to further politicize the issue. And somewhere in between these two extremes are the states dipping a toe …

4 Ways to Be A Responsible Cannabis User

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Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California, it’s important to understand how to use pot responsibly. It’s safe to assume that many more Californians will soon experiment with pot products and it’s better for all citizens to fully understand how to safely enjoy cannabis without harming either themselves or neighbors. If you’re under the influence, whether it’s alcohol or …

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New Year’s Resolution: Smoke More Pot

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This year, smoke more pot as your New Year’s resolution. There are many little known health benefits to smoking pot that extend way beyond the “fun” factor. Cannabis users have been shown to be slimmer, particularly in the midsection, than non-users. This is in large part thanks to cannabis’s ability to help the body regulate insulin production. According to studies, …

Cannabis for a Better Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away and we’re already getting our stretchy pants ready! This is the day where calories don’t count, naps rule the living room, and turkey is the star. But in addition to the well-known positive points of Thanksgiving, there’s also specific holiday hurdles to overcome – family feuds and overeating… just to name a few. …

The ABCs of CBD

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CBD is short for cannabidiol, an active compound found in marijuana that’s quickly giving THC a run for its money. Like THC, it’s found in cannabis. Unlike THC, it is a non-psychoactive meaning it doesn’t produce the typical “high” feeling after consumption.  While the high effect is missing from CBD, the soothing effects aren’t, making CBD a widely popular choice …

Can anyone buy weed from a dispensary or collective in California?

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The California Medical Marijuana Program Act (MMP) came into law in January 1, 2004. This law allows California residents to voluntarily register himself or herself as a qualified medical marijuana patient by acquiring a doctor’s recommendation letter. When patients qualify as a medical marijuana patient with a doctor’s recommendation letter, they can seek out a Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC). …