Is my dispensary open and can they deliver cannabis right now?

  Rules change daily. Some stores are closed, others are open for pickup, and some can now deliver. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) This story was updated at 11am PST on May 21.  Is my cannabis dispensary still open? In the season of COVID-19, that question just got a lot more complicated. Cities, counties, and states across the US began issuing stay-at-home orders March 15 for all but essential commerce and travel. Is weed essential? You bet your bong it is. For many folks it’s medical. Online ordering, Pre-roll cigar and vape store Pickup, and delivery services can really shine in the coming months. Restrictions will vary from place to place, and over time, depending on local conditions. We’re tracking where the weed stores are open in major legal markets. If you have news to […]

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What to look for when buying a cannabis clone

Clones can be an easy and efficient way to introduce new genetics into your garden. Whether you’re looking for a proven strain to deliver consistent flavor and yield or hunting for a cut of some rare “clone-only” phenotype, bringing home some clones can be the way to go. But clones can also create problems. Often described as silent killers, tainted clones can introduce pests and diseases into your grow and bring things screeching to a halt if left unchecked. Here are some tips to ensure bad clones don’t make it into your space. Check out these additional resources for more info on cannabis clones: Did you know that you can clone a cannabis plant? It may sound like a mad scientist experiment, but there are benefits to cloning a plant vs. […]

June 28, 20200 comments

What are cannabis concentrates, oils, and extracts?

Cannabis concentrates, oils, and extracts offer many unique benefits that you won’t find smoking flower. From easy, precise dosing to clean and refined flavors, concentrates focus on the ingredients in cannabis that matter most. In this 4-part series, you’ll learn the fundamentals of concentrates, explore product options, discover how extracts are made, and more.   Cannabis oils, concentrates, and extracts—these all serve as umbrella terms under which sits a warehouse of different products: vape oil, hash, tinctures, dabs, CBD oil, and every other product dreamed up by cannabis chemists… An oil, concentrate, or extract is any product derived from cannabis flower that is processed into a concentrated form, but each type of cannabis oil is unique. But why bother with concentrates when you have tried-and-true bud? Flower may be good enough […]

June 28, 20200 comments
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