Terpenes: The Compounds Behind Cannabis’ Distinct Smell

What Are Cannabis Terpenes? From the sweet and fruity aroma from a freshly cracked flower of Hawaiian Haze to the skunky smell of Sour Disease, cannabis has one of the most distinct smells in the world. But why? The simple answer; terpenes. Terpenes are organic compounds and oils that naturally occur in plants and insects […]

The Ultimate CBD Buyer’s Guide

Welcome to The World of CBD Before we begin with our CBD Buyer’s Guide, it’s important to know the basics of Cannabidiol (CBD). First, there are countless different products, categories, and companies that even the savviest of shoppers get confused with. You COULD spend hours shuffling through boring studies and articles, OR you could let […]

What is The Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?

Did You Know the Human Body Has an Entire System of Receptors That are Designed to Attach to Cannabinoids? Ahh yes, The Endocannabinoid system. Have you heard of it before? Maybe you have, maybe you haven’t. What we are here to tell you today is that this body system is one of the best you […]

The 19 Cannabis Terms You Need To Know To Sound Like A Pro

Want To Sound Like a Pro? Let’s Get Started In the world of Cannabis, there’s more than enough confusion. Lengthy terms like Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and Endocannbinoid System (ECS), create confusion to even the of savviest of Cannabis users. We created this post to clear the air for anyone confused about the numerous terms and definitions […]

CBD and THC, What Is The Difference?

What’s The Difference? CBD stands for Cannabidiol, one of the most commonly occurring compounds found in cannabis plants. It’s counterpart, THC, stands for Tetrahydrocannabinol. THC, similar to CBD, is heavily abundant in cannabis plants, but the main difference are the intoxicating effects THC produces. The intoxicating effects are the main differences between THC and CBD. […]

Gene-Edited Yeast Create Cannabinoids THC & CBD

Gene-Edited Yeast Create Cannabinoids THC & CBD A team of synthetic biologists at the University of California, Berkeley have engineered brewer’s yeast to produce the cannabinoids Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Similar to the process of brewing beer, the biologists fed this special bacteria a diet of sugar in order to produce the cannabinoids. Jay […]