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The Role of Flavonoids and Terpenes in Cannabis

Flavonoids and Terpenes are both highly important components in the cannabis plant in the way that they alter the affects you will receive from the cannabis strain you choose; however, they also play very different roles. Both flavor, scent and color are possible in cannabis due to the synergistic qualities that terpenes and flavonoids share

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The Journey of the Joint

Let’s start from the very beginning!   Hand rolled joints have been around for longer than you may think. Twisting it up in paper was first documented in Mexico in the 1850’s. However, joints in the 1850’s mostly consisted of tobacco with a sprinkle of cannabis flower on top. This was considered a big innovation that began to spread across North America

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A Guide to Cannabis Vape Pens

Cannabis vape pens are at the forefront of dominating the Cannabis 2.0 market in Canada. Although cannabis vaping is a relatively new trend, it’s roots come from ages ago in Ancient Egypt, where people would use hot stones to vaporize herbs. It was in the 15th century that the first hookah was introduced in India.

Supercritical CO2 Extraction
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Supercritical CO2 Extraction for High-Quality Oil

As the Cannabis market continues to grow, the desire for high-quality oils used in vaporizers, tinctures, capsules and edibles is also growing. One increasingly popular way to ensure a pure CBD or THC extract is by using supercritical CO2 extraction, and having the tools and expertise to operate the machine properly.  What is Supercritical CO2

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5 Things You Should Know About Terpene Extraction

Terpene extraction is becoming more mainstream in the cannabis world. If you aren’t sure what Terpene extraction consists of, let’s start with the basics. What is a Terpene? Terpenes are the aromatic oils that provide taste and smell in cannabis and a variety of other plants as well. They are found in the same trichome

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Global Responses to the Cannabis Trade

Global Responses to the Cannabis Trade after the recent legalization in Canada. Cannabis is on a roll, there is no doubt about that. With the recent legalization here in Canada, many other countries are starting to jump on board the cannabis train. This leaves many of us wondering, how will this affect the global cannabis

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What should I know about CBD Oil? The Gist.

It took some time, but now that legalization has taken place, Canadian retailers can now carry a range of products, including but not limited to dried flower and cbd oil variations. This is providing patients with a cleaner alternative to smoking. Taking oils requires no special equipment to consume and usually comes conveniently packaged in

Cannabis Breeding 101
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Cannabis Breeding 101: How Are New Cannabis Strains Made?

Ever wonder how grower’s are able to tweak and create new strains of Cannabis? The goal is to concentrate the attributes of each strain you like to it’s maximum potential. Cannabis breeding consists of refining the genetic makeup of 2 plants or strains. Crossing these 2 different strains result in a new strain or hybrid.