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4 Amazing Ways to Store Weed to Keep It Fresh

How to Store Weed: An Introduction

If you have some weed you want to save for a rainy day, and we certainly all have those from time-to-time, what is the best way to store your weed? We have found that within cannabis culture there are a number of us that go through financial feasts and famines and some of us have learned that at those times when you have a little more money – after your rent, bills and responsibilities are covered, of course – it is a really good idea to store up some ganja in the granary, so to speak. But is there a good way to stockpile your sesh stash so that your beloved buds maintain potency and freshness? Why, yes, yes there is! Unless you are gonna smoke up the entire quarter oz of weed you just bought in the next day or two, you might wanna consider how to store weed for the long-term preservation of your pot.

A medical marijuana study published in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, found that cannabinoids can remain stable and won’t become brittle for up to two years as long as they’ve been cured and stored properly. So, if you are in search of some good long-term cannabis buds storage options, we are gonna lay on you some dos and don’ts and help you keep your healing herb tasting great and smokably smooth!

The best part? This doesn’t have to be complicated! An airtight glass jar, a bag you can vacuum seal shut, a specially designed storage container that will keep out UV rays (easily sourced online) – these are all options available to help ensure your cannabis flower stays fresh so you can enjoy its flavor profiles and fun side effects long after first acquiring it.

(An open bag of weed, image source: Mike L Parker on Instagram)

Do’s and Don’ts:

Here is where you find out if your current cannabis cache is adequate or not! We confess that we generally store our own stash in the same plastic sleeves they come in from the dispensary – resealable, squeeze together ziplock baggies. However, more dispensaries are either selling you cannabis that comes in vacuum sealed cans or even childproof-capped medicine bottles. But once you open those, unless you have a way of vacuum sealing them back up afterwards, they aren’t exactly as airtight as you need them to be for more than a few weeks of storage at best.

What NOT to Do with your plant material:

Here are some things that we cannabis consumers do wrong (be ashamed, very ashamed – we were):

    Don’t just leave your mary jane sitting out in the air, on a rolling tray or countertop exposed to light, heat, humidity, dust, pollutants, germs, and curious cats! Too much oxygen exposure, even in the short term, will quickly zap the joy from any marijuana products.

Don’t leave your marijuana buds exposed to direct sunlight, which could make your nugs fade, make them brittle, and slowly vaporize the THC, CBD and other cannabinoids – thus losing potency and flavor.

Don’t roughly handle your cannabis or you could lose a lot of the silvery trichomes – where most of your weed’s health benefits, effects and potency come from.

Don’t freeze – deep freezing your buds or nugs is somewhat controversial because freezing temperatures can cause your weed can become crumbly, brittle and you could lose trichomes when handling frozen buds! If you do freeze some of your sesh stuff, let it thaw completely before handling it.

Don’t store in the refrigerator, because temperature fluctuations from opening and closing the refrigerator door could cause mildew and mold growth.

Don’t store cannabis above the stove, near electronics or any other heat source.

Don’t store your cannabis plant in simple plastic bags like a sandwich bag bought from grocery stores, because of the many factors that can lead to the degradation of your cannabis flower, the biggest culprits are UV rays, humidity and temperature changes – and plastic bags are poor protection from all of these!

Don’t store your cannabis products in paper or aluminum foil for similar reasons to avoiding plastic; plus, if your weed is moist, the paper could stick to it, maybe even peel off some of the trichomes.

(A baggie of weed, image from Deanie Muerto on Instagram)

What to Do for proper Cannabis Storage:

Now that we have warned and berated you about the things you are probably doing wrong (and, if we’re honest, we have all done these things), here is how cannabis storage should look to properly store your favorite cannabis strains:

1) Mason jars or glass preserving jars are the easiest, most economical way to store up your marijuana! There are several benefits to storing your pot buds in a sealed glass jar – they have rubber seals and so are airtight and superbly smell-proof (a little discretion can go a long way, especially if you live in an apartment building like we do). Glass Mason type jars also don’t stop the curing process, so your buds may actually continue to cure and thus increase in potency over time! Also, airtight glass jars won’t affect the natural smell or the taste of your weed stash, whereas plastics, metals and even some types of wood might! Additional benefits of glass preserving jars are that they won’t cause trichomes to break off due to static, like plastic bags notoriously tend to, and your snug little smoke stash should last for up to a couple of years, without losing potency, especially if your ganja jars are kept in a cool, dark place where humidity levels are monitored.

Before we go on, here is a video of a man using your average mason jar to cure and store some beautiful flower:

Order your own large, wide-mouth glass mason jars like the ones used in the video above!

2) Food-preserving bags like FoodSaver, NutriChef and a host of others are good ganja storage options. They are as economical as $35 for a small simple unit to upwards of $125 or more for a larger unit with all the bells and whistles. Depending on the size of your food sealer, you can vac between 50-1000 g of your weed. Without air surrounding your weed, mold and mildew cannot grow and your beloved buds are safe, the smell and flavor are unaffected. Whereas with glass jars your weed can stay potent for up to a couple of years, airtight glass and food bags should keep you seshables safe for even longer, practically indefinitely!

(A large air tight bag of weed, image from Cannagrowers on Instagram)

Just imagine your precious green buds rolling out of this bad boy in place of that (admittedly very tasty looking) salmon.

One of the best ways to store weed is to put it through a vacuum seal like this one from Müller. It comes with everything you need, it’s super easy to use, and it’s a versatile object to have in the kitchen! Storing cannabis has never made so much sense!

3) Clothing bags, the kind where the air is sucked out by a vacuum cleaner nozzle, are yet another way to store cannabis. They keep the moisture level down, humidity factors are a non-issue, and they can save more space than a bunch of mason jars on a shelf. Larger bags like these are great for long term storage, but would probably be best for growers or dispensaries because you can literally store pounds and pounds of marijuana in these – they’re pretty much jumbo-sized food storage bags. You can stack the big bags of buds on shelving units or in storage totes. This is great, too, because it’s better to have a dark place to store weed. Being that, even in places where medical and recreational weed is legal, you still have limits on how much you can possess at any one time, these larger sealed storage bags are probably impractical for most consumers.

Order this set of small, medium and large reusable bags, which you can vacuum seal up by using the included, rechargeable vacuum! Store your cannabis like the pros with this handy space saver set.

4) Commercial cannabis-industry specific containers like Infinity Jars – opaque ultraviolet glass jars that are airtight, light-proof, and scent proof – or CVault humidity-controlled curing and storage containers, are fast-becoming standards for long-term weed storage. They understandably cost more than your simple, plain old Ball or mason jar, but are better designed for your long term storage needs. Infinity jars run from $8 for 5ml (between 1/8 and ¼ ounce) on up to $29 for a 1L (about 34 fl oz). CVault curing and storage containers run from $39.99 for a 2-liter (3 – 4oz) unit up to $129.99 for a 21-liter model. There are also Boveda dehumidification packs that are a bit like the silicone gel packs you find in clothing and leather to keep them fresh and not musty smelling; the Boveda packets utilize salts and water absorbent beads, and can be used in conjunction with a number of pot storage containers to keep excess moisture away from your marijuana. Boveda packets are sold according to humidity level control from 32% Rh (relative humidity) for coffees and teas up to 84% for tobacco humidors… and weed; they range in price from $12.99 for an 8-gram 10 pack to $349.99 for 100 units of 84% Rh packets. Each of the above – and there are other commercial storage options that work as well as these – come in a variety of sizes tailored to the amount and purpose of your weed storage.

There are also great ways to store your cannabis smartly while on the go. Something like the RYNO smell-proof storage kit is a great way to make sure you avoid the degradation process, even if it’s only to meet a short term storage need.

Order your Infinity Jar now! Pick up 1, 2 or 3 depending on how many different strains you’re storing.

If you need a way to store your cannabis while traveling, we highly recommend a smell-proof travel kit like this one from RYNO.

Specifically designed to meet all of your smoking needs, this kit ensures lighting up on the road is as easy as ever.

(Boveda humidity packs, image source: 420 Stock on Instagram)

Here is a vid with an in depth look at using the CVault container system to store your stash:

Summary: How to store weed like a pro

Good practices when storing marijuana for the long-term include such common-sense ideas like keeping your ganja in a cool, dry area away from hot dripping pipes, heaters or ducts, and anything that could raise the temperature of your pot. Imagine something like a wine cellar! We think weed is also worthy of such a lovely, cool, dark place!

In addition to knowing how to store weed, you should also know the proper ways to handle it. It is also always a good idea to be clean with your herb, washing and drying your hands thoroughly, or wearing sterile surgical gloves, so you don’t cross-contaminate your weed with allergens, chemicals or pollutants.

Now you, you lovely cannabis users, have some decisions to make if you want to keep your weed fresh and potent for the long-term. What you can and will do depends on your needs and your own resources. Primarily, to keep your weed fresh you need to make sure you keep it cool, dark, and dry. It is vitally important to keep marijuana fresh by sheltering it from weed’s mortal enemies like light exposure, diseases, molds, and dampness – all of which can degrade the cannabinoid content and reduce your stash’s potency. So, assess your own situation and determine the best storing conditions for that rainy day when you just might need it most, and want to be able to count on the potency of your favorite strain’s smell, taste and effects!

(Infinity Jars with weed, image from the Real Rob Van C on Instagram)

Here is a quick video review of many of the things we just discussed (just in case the article was TLDR, too long didn’t read):

Researched and written by David and Leah Kaye Weathers.

How to Store Weed: An Introduction If you have some weed you want to save for a rainy day, and we certainly all have those from time-to-time, what is the best way to store your weed? We have found that within cannabis culture there are a number of us that go through financial feasts and famines and some of us have lear

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PCR Hemp Oil – Everything You Need to Know

Hemp Oil vs CBD Oil: What’s the Difference?
Can CBD Really be 100% THC Free? Benefits of 100% THC Free CBD

PCR hemp oil: As most people now realize, CBD has become one of the hottest and most popular supplements currently available on the market. Its popularity has shot through the roof in a relatively short time, accelerating the CBD market into a multi-billion dollar industry. This popularity is driven by numerous studies that have shown that CBD may be capable of providing relief for a variety of physical and emotional challenges.

However, the newness of CBD to the general market has resulted in a great deal of confusion about the drug. Indeed, there are many misconceptions out there about what CBD is. What it does, what impact it has on your body and its various side effects.

Additional complications arise when you consider that there is not just one variety of CBD. Numerous varieties exist, like Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum and Isolate.

Within the CBD industry, these are relatively well-known terms. However, there’s also PCR Hemp Oil, a variety of Hemp oil that people know relatively little about. This guide will answer some of the most common questions about it and its potential to provide assistance to you – and maybe even your pets.

What is PCR Hemp Oil?

In order to answer this question, it’s worth better describing the composition of CBD Oil.

Ingredients

Generally speaking, CBD contains three broad classes ingredients. There is significant variation within each ingredient, but all forms of CBD contain:

  • Cannabinoids: CBD is actually short for cannabidiol, which is a specific type of cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are naturally produced within your body and a key component of your body’s Endocannabinoid System, which is involved in the regulation of a variety of bodily systems (such as pain, inflammation, appetite, stress and more). Other examples of cannabinoids include THC, the component of marijuana which can get you high.
  • Flavonoids: Chemical components that are responsible for the taste and smell of a plant. They are not exclusive to cannabinoids, and there are well over 8,000 types of flavonoids.
  • Terpenes: Like flavonoids, they are responsible for the smell in many different plants. There are over 20,000 types of terpenes, and more than 100 in the cannabis plant.
Definition

PCR Hemp Oil is a different type of CBD Oil. The “PCR” stands for Photocannabinoid-Rich. It is a specific type of CBD Oil which has a different composition than regular CBD Oil. That composition is broader than regular CBD oil. It contains CBD but also a variety of other cannabinoids, including Cannabichromene, Cannabigerol (CBG) and Cannabidolic Acid (CBD). It also contains dozens of different terpenes, which make up anywhere from 1-4% of the overall formula.

However, there’s an important item to note when it comes to the sale of them. Vendors of the product like to see it characterized as essentially an improved version of CBD Oil. The problem is that there is not really a scientifically accepted definition of the product. And there are certainly no regulations regarding what can and cannot be sold as PCR Hemp Oil. Unfortunately, as we have seen within the CBD industry as a whole (and particularly less scrupulous sellers of the compound), this can create an environment in which consumers are sold sub-par and poorly labeled products.

PCR Hemp Oil vs CBD Oil

Remember, CBD Oil is a relatively broad term. CBD Oil encompassing a variety of types of CBD products, including Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum and Isolate. Furthermore, CBD Oil can have varying levels of cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids.

PCR Hemp Oil, by contrast, is very specific. In short, it contains a different chemical profile than CBD Oil.

In total, you can picture it is a more comprehensive version of CBD Oil, one which contains additional chemical compounds. It goes through a different manufacturing and processing process than CBD Oil. This allows it to maintain more of its naturally occurring vitamins, fatty acids, terpenes, and flavonoids.

Benefits of PCR Hemp Oil

Given the similarities between CBD Oil and PCR Hemp Oil, many claim that it can make a similar positive impact as some studies have claimed about CBD Oil. This means that it has the potential to help reduce inflammation, relieve pain, assist with sleep and minimize seizures.

A word of caution: None of these statements have been approved or confirmed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. As such, PCR Hemp Oil is not currently available as a prescription, though it may be taken over the counter as a supplement. Furthermore, no marketing firm can claim that it can definitively address medical problems. Doing so will almost certainly invite a cease and desist letter from the FDA.

PCR Hemp Oil FAQ

If you think that CBD is a relatively under explored area, you’ll be even more interesting in PCR Hemp Oil. While many vendors have begun to tout its benefits, there are a series of questions about it which must be answered.

Is It Legal?

Absolutely. Previous to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, Hemp and CBD Oil were listed under the Schedule 1 list of restricted products because of its THC content. THC is the specific cannabinoid found in marijuana that is responsible for getting someone high, and one of the reasons that CBD was ultimately removed from the Schedule 1 list was because its THC levels were far too low to result in any sort of intoxication.

At the most, PCR Hemp Oil will contain trace amounts of CBD, and far less than the .3% legal limit in CBD. It also does not contain any other restricted chemicals. As such, as long as it is produced within legal specifications, it is legal.

Does It Get You High?

Absolutely not. Like CBD, PCR Hemp Oil will contain trace amounts or zero amounts of THC. Most modern marijuana contains 20% THC, and this THC is necessary in order to create any “high” or intoxication. As such, the trace amounts of THC contained in it are not adequate to result in any sort of intoxication.

Where Can I Get It?

There are many vendors and retail stores which sell PCR Hemp Oil. Since it is fully legal, there are no restrictions on where you can purchase the compound. You can ship them over state line without fear of breaking any state law.

What Does the Scientific Research Say About PCR Hemp Oil?

There is no shortage of research about CBD Oil. Many studies have shown its potential to achieve a variety of positive impacts on your physical and emotional state. However, research about specific PCR Hemp Oil is currently lacking. There do not seem to be more than a handful of scientific studies that demonstrate how it is superior to CBD Oil.

To be clear, the chemical compounds described above do indicate that PCR Hemp Oil contains a variety of chemical compounds that may be beneficial to you. Furthermore, there is a popular theory within the CBD universe known as the “Entourage Effect.” According to this theory, the interaction of all naturally occurring CBD chemicals creates a more positive overall CBD impact. While the evidence on the efficacy of the Entourage Effect is mixed, if you believe in this theory, it holds that it would be more effective than regular CBD oil. This is because it contains more ingredients to make a positive impact.

However, at the moment, the scientific research on the subject is too limited to make this claim more definitively.

Does PCR Hemp Oil contain THC?

It can. Just like CBD Oil, some varieties of PCR Hemp Oil contain THC. Others do not. If a PCR product contains THC, it will be marketed as Full Spectrum PCR Hemp Oil. If it contains no THC, it is marketed as Broad Spectrum PCR Hemp Oil.

Can It Help My Pets?

Some vendors state that PCR Hemp Oil can help pets in different or better ways than CBD oil. The theory here is that the additional compounds of it can provide additional assistance for an Endocannabinoid System which is not functioning at optimum levels.

The theory behind this idea is sensible, and may even prove to be accurate one day. Furthermore, at least one study has specifically noted the benefit of phytocannabinoids in animals. However, more studies are needed before such a claim can be definitively made.

For now, before giving your pet PCR Hemp Oil, it is better to check with a veterinarian to determine possible medical complications. Look at any additional research which has been conducted in this area. The question about whether or not it can help your pets cannot be definitively answered yet. However, given the amount of attention that many are paying to this field. It is very possible that future research will be better able to definitively answer this question.

How can I confirm that the PCR Hemp Oil I Purchase Is The Right One?

You can’t, and this is one of the biggest problems with PCR Hemp Oil at the moment.

Certificate of Analysis

The challenge is not whether or not you can determine what is in any CBD or PCR Hemp Oil product you purchase. That you can do with any Certificate of Analysis, which is an independent lab report that essentially lays out what chemical compounds and products are inside of a sample of CBD that you purchase. Indeed, you should never purchase a CBD product without viewing their Certificate of Analysis, as this is considered a basic measure of trust that all reputable company’s take within the CBD industry.

The biggest problem is the broader use of the term PCR Hemp Oil. It is generally accepted to mean a type of CBD which contains a wider array of chemicals than regular CBD Oil. However, there is not a scientifically agreed upon definition. More importantly: There are no FDA regulations regarding what can and cannot be used as an acceptable definition of PCR Hemp Oil. As such, nothing stops a CBD company from labeling its product as being a “PCR Hemp Oil,” when that is not the case.

Viewing a company’s Certificate of Analysis is a good way of determining whether or not a product is PCR Hemp Oil, but unless you know what you are looking for. There may not be a lot of value in it. The best thing you can do is view a PCR Hemp Oil’s Certificate of Analysis and compare it to a CBD product by the same company. This way, you can determine if the company claiming to have a PCR Hemp Oil product does, in fact, have a broader away of chemicals in it.

Conclusion

So, what does all of this mean? It is certainly a different product than regular CBD oil. However, a variety of items about it. This includes its therapeutic potential, long-term consequences and specific impacts which may make it superior to CBD Oil – remain to be determined. As always when buying a CBD product, use purchase before spending your hard-earned dollars, and make sure to check with a Doctor and view and Certificate of Analysis before making a purchase. From there, it comes down to personal preference in order to see if it is right for you.

PCR Hemp Oil is a different type of CBD Oil. It is a specific type of CBD Oil which has a different composition than regular CBD Oil.

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Medical Marijuana Cards in Washington, DC

How to Get or Renew a Medical Marijuana Card

Whether you are getting your card for the first time or renewing your existing card, the process is the same. Once you complete all 3 steps below, it usually takes around 1 month to receive your card from the Department of Health.

Get a Medical Marijuana Recommendation

You can use your personal physician if they have been approved by the Department of Health to recommend medical marijuana. If not, you can book an appointment with a trusted doctor below.

Submit an Application to the Department of Health

A complete application consists of a patient application, headshot, photo ID, and 2 proofs of DC residency. If you would like the low income discount, you must also provide proof of low income status.

Pay the DOH Application Fee

The application fee is $100 for regular income patients and $25 for qualified low income patients. The fee must be paid with a money order, cashiers check, or certified check. The DOH does not accept credit/debit cards, cash, or personal checks.

Step 1: Booking a Doctor’s Appointment

We have 4 options to choose from. All 4 options cost around 50% less than any other provider of medical marijuana recommendations in DC.

Step 2: Submitting Your Application

Applications can be submitted online or with a paper application. We highly recommend submitting your application online, as the DOH will process your application about 1 week faster.

Online Submission (Recommended)

Get your documents ready
  • The electronic recommendation number given after your doctor’s appointment in Step 1
  • A headshot (photo of yourself from the shoulders up) on a clear background, without glasses or anything coving your hair. Example headshot
  • A photo ID issued by the DC, federal, or other state government. If you have a valid DC drivers license with your current address, it can also be used as a proof of residency.
  • 2 proofs of DC residency.Choose any 2 proofs of residency from this list. Note: Your 2 proofs cannot be of the same type (such as a power bill and an cable bill).
  • Proof of low income status (optional) See accepted proofs of low income here

The copies of these documents submitted should be clear and easy to read. You can take a picture of them with your phone (ok), use a mobile app such as CamScanner (better), or use a scanner/copy machine (best).

Submit your application

Once you have all of your documents ready, click the appropriate button below based on who gave you a medical marijuana recommendation to submit your application. If you went to the Brightwood/Georgia Ave location, choose Physician. If you went to the H Street/Union Station location, choose Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner.

After submitting your application, you will then receive a confirmation email from the DOH. Save and/or print this email.

Please note: you are not done after submitting your application. You must still pay your application fee

You can download and print the paper application here, or stop by MWC and we will give you a paper application to fill out.

To submit your application, visit MWC during business hours with the following documents:

  • The electronic recommendation number given after your doctor’s appointment in Step 1
  • A headshot (photo of yourself from the shoulders up) on a clear background, without glasses or anything coving your hair. Example headshot
  • A photo ID issued by the DC, federal, or other state government
  • 2 proofs of DC residency.Choose any 2 proofs of residency from this list. Your 2 proofs cannot be of the same type (such as 2 utility bills). They must be different from one another.
  • Proof of low income status (optional) See accepted proofs of low income here
To save a trip, make sure you also bring your DOH application fee ($100 regular income, $25 qualified low income) in cash when you visit MWC.

Once we have your payment and all of your documents, we will drop off your completed application to the DOH.

Step 3: Paying the DOH Fee

The Department of Health application fee is $100 for regular income patients or $25 for qualified low income patients. The DOH does not accept cash or personal checks.

There are 2 ways to pay your application fee:

On Your Own
Online

If you submitted your application online, you will get an email that contains a payment link once your application has been approved. Simply click the link and use a credit or debit card to pay your application fee online.

In Person

You can pay your application fee in person using a credit/debit card, money order, or certified check. When you enter the DC Department of Health (map), go to your first door on the left to submit your payment.

By Mail

First, print out the confirmation email from submitting your online application.

Second, get a money order from your neighborhood liquor store or 7-Eleven for the amount of your application fee ($100 or $25). Make your money order payable to: DC Treasurer

Mail the money order and your confirmation email to the following address:

DC HEALTH-Medical Marijuana Program
899 North Capitol Street NE, 2nd FL
Washington, DC 20002

Delivered By MWC

If you have filled out a paper application, stop by MWC anytime during business hours with: your paper application, supporting documents, and the application fee ($100 or $25) in cash.

We will then deliver your complete application to the Department of Health.

Congratulations, you’ve now finished the application!

The DOH generally takes about 1 month to send your medical marijuana card by mail. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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“ Everyone is super nice at MWC. Not just regular customer service nice, but just plain cool. Everyone is super knowledgeable, and they remember your face which always feels great. I am happy I chose this dispensary. They were super helpful as I went through the application process, and I called with lots of annoying questions. ”

We offer the lowest priced medical marijuana recommendation in Washington, DC. MWC will do everything we can to help you get a DC medical marijuana card.

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Rix Mix CBD Drip 500mg 10ml

Rix Mix CBD Drip features a 500mg strength per 10 milliliter mixture, and is utilized as an additive to your favorite e-liquid or as a standalone product.

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Rix Mix Propylene Glycol Full Spectrum CBD Drip Additive

Rix Mix CBD Drip features a 500mg strength per 10 milliliter mixture, and is utilized as an additive to your favorite e-liquid or as a standalone product. CBD Drip utilizes Whole Hemp CBD extracted from EU aerial hemp plants to provide the entourage effect of increased effectiveness as compared to single-molecule or synthetic CBD.

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Also Contains: Naturally occurring Vitamin E, Fatty Acids, Omega-3, Omega-6, Terpenes

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About Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes)

E-cigarettes are not safe for youth, young adults, and pregnant women, as well as adults who do not currently use tobacco products.

  • E-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes. Most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold a liquid.
  • E-cigarettes produce an aerosol by heating a liquid that usually contains nicotine—the addictive drug in regular cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products—flavorings, and other chemicals that help to make the aerosol. Users inhale this aerosol into their lungs. Bystanders can also breathe in this aerosol when the user exhales into the air.
  • E-cigarettes are known by many different names. They are sometimes called “e-cigs,” “e-hookahs,” “mods,” “vape pens,” “vapes,” “tank systems,” and “electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).”
  • Some e-cigarettes are made to look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Some resemble pens, USB sticks, and other everyday items. Larger devices such as tank systems, or “mods,” do not resemble other tobacco products.
  • Using an e-cigarette is sometimes called “vaping.”
  • E-cigarettes can be used to deliver marijuana and other drugs.

Some e-cigarettes are made to look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or pipes.
Some resemble pens, USB sticks, and other everyday items.

The e-cigarette aerosol that users breathe from the device and exhale can contain harmful and potentially harmful substances, including:

  • Nicotine
  • Ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lungs
  • Flavoring such as diacetyl, a chemical linked to a serious lung disease
  • Volatile organic compounds
  • Cancer-causing chemicals
  • Heavy metals such as nickel, tin, and lead 1

It is difficult for consumers to know what e-cigarette products contain. For example, some e-cigarettes marketed as containing zero percent nicotine have been found to contain nicotine. 2

What is in e-cigarette aerosol?

E-cigarettes are still fairly new, and scientists are still learning about their long-term health effects. Here is what we know now.

Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which has known health effects. 1

  • Nicotine is highly addictive.
  • Nicotine is toxic to developing fetuses.
  • Nicotine can harm adolescent and young adult brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.
  • Nicotine is a health danger for pregnant adults and their developing babies.

Besides nicotine, e-cigarette aerosol can contain substances that harm the body. 1

  • This includes cancer-causing chemicals and tiny particles that reach deep into lungs. However, e-cigarette aerosol generally contains fewer harmful chemicals than smoke from burned tobacco products.

E-cigarettes can cause unintended injuries. 1

  • Defective e-cigarette batteries have caused fires and explosions, some of which have resulted in serious injuries. Most explosions happened when the e-cigarette batteries were being charged.
    • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collects data to help address this issue. You can report an e-cigarette explosion, or any other unexpected health or safety issue with an e-cigarette, here external icon .
  • In addition, acute nicotine exposure can be toxic. Children and adults have been poisoned by swallowing, breathing, or absorbing e-cigarette liquid through their skin or eyes.

E-cigarettes are still fairly new, and scientists are still learning about their long-term health effects. Here is what we know now.

Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which has known health effects. 1

  • Nicotine is highly addictive.
  • Nicotine is toxic to developing fetuses.
  • Nicotine can harm adolescent and young adult brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.
  • Nicotine is a health danger for pregnant adults and their developing babies.

Besides nicotine, e-cigarette aerosol can contain substances that harm the body. 1

  • This includes cancer-causing chemicals and tiny particles that reach deep into lungs. However, e-cigarette aerosol generally contains fewer harmful chemicals than smoke from burned tobacco products.

E-cigarettes can cause unintended injuries. 1

  • Defective e-cigarette batteries have caused fires and explosions, some of which have resulted in serious injuries. Most explosions happened when the e-cigarette batteries were being charged.
    • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collects data to help address this issue. You can report an e-cigarette explosion, or any other unexpected health or safety issue with an e-cigarette, here external icon .
  • In addition, acute nicotine exposure can be toxic. Children and adults have been poisoned by swallowing, breathing, or absorbing e-cigarette liquid through their skin or eyes.

Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which is addictive and toxic to developing fetuses. Nicotine exposure can also harm adolescent and young adult brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s. 1 E-cigarette aerosol can contain chemicals that are harmful to the lungs. And youth e-cigarette use is associated with the use of other tobacco products, including cigarettes.

For more information about the risks of e-cigarettes for young people, visit Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults.

Yes—but that doesn’t mean e-cigarettes are safe. E-cigarette aerosol generally contains fewer toxic chemicals than the deadly mix of 7,000 chemicals in smoke from regular cigarettes. 3 However, e-cigarette aerosol is not harmless. It can contain harmful and potentially harmful substances, including nicotine, heavy metals like lead, volatile organic compounds, and cancer-causing agents. 1

E-cigarettes are not currently approved by the FDA as a quit smoking aid. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a group of health experts that makes recommendations about preventive health care, has concluded external icon that evidence is insufficient to recommend e-cigarettes for smoking cessation in adults, including pregnant adults. 3

However, e-cigarettes may help non-pregnant adults who smoke if used as a complete substitute for all cigarettes and other smoked tobacco products.

  • To date, the few studies on the issue are mixed. A Cochrane Review external icon found evidence from two randomized controlled trials that e-cigarettes with nicotine can help adults who smoke stop smoking in the long term compared with placebo (non-nicotine) e-cigarettes. 4 However, there are some limitations to the existing research, including the small number of trials, small sample sizes, and wide margins of error around the estimates.
  • A recent CDC study pdf icon [PDF –197 KB] found that many adults are using e-cigarettes in an attempt to quit smoking. 5 However, most adult e-cigarette users do not stop smoking cigarettes and are instead continuing to use both products (known as “dual use”). 7Dual use is not an effective way to safeguard your health, whether you’re using e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, or other tobacco products in addition to regular cigarettes. Because smoking even a few cigarettes a day can be dangerous, 6 quitting smoking completely is very important to protect your health.

E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among youth.

  • In the United States, youth are more likely than adults to use e-cigarettes.
  • In 2020, 3.6 million U.S. middle and high school students used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, including 4.7% of middle school students and 19.6% of high school students. This represents a decrease from 2019. 8
  • In 2018, 3.2% of U.S. adults were current e-cigarette users. 9
  • In 2015, among current adult e-cigarette users overall, 58.8% also currently smoked cigarettes, 29.8% formerly smoked cigarettes, and 11.4% had never smoked cigarettes. 7
  • Among current e-cigarette users aged 45 years and older in 2015, most either currently smoked cigarettes or previously smoked cigarettes, while 1.3% had never smoked cigarettes. In contrast, among current e-cigarette users aged 18–24 years, 40.0% had never smoked cigarettes. 7
  • Guide for quitting smoking: Provides free resources, including a mobile app and quit guide.
  • E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products Visual Dictionary pdf icon [PDF – 3 MB] : This product is intended for educational purposes only for public health officials and healthcare providers. The devices and brands presented in this pamphlet are intended to highlight the different e-cigarette, or vaping, product generations and substances used in these devices.
  • Federal regulation of e-cigarettes: Provides an overview of FDA regulations of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. external icon
  • Information for parents, caregivers, and influencers of youth and young adults about e-cigarettes external icon : Features comprehensive information about the impact of e-cigarette use among young people, and includes resources such as a tip sheet for parents to talk to their teens about e-cigarettes.
  • State laws and policies regarding e-cigarettes: This CDC fact sheet reports on laws pertaining to sales, use, and taxation of e-cigarettes in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults pdf icon [PDF –8.47 MB] external icon : Released in 2016, this is the first report issued by a federal agency to comprehensively review the public health issue of e-cigarette use among youth and young adults. The report’s scientific findings are based on the best available evidence regarding a variety of topics, including trends in e-cigarette use; health effects of e-cigarettes, nicotine, and secondhand e-cigarette aerosol; e-cigarette marketing and advertising; and evidence-based strategies to reduce e-cigarette use among youth and young adults.

CDC has provided this material for your information. It is not intended to substitute for the medical expertise and advice of your primary health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any decisions about medication with your health care provider. The mention of any product, service, or therapy is not an endorsement by CDC.

Learn about e-cigarettes, such as the different types, names, health effects of e-cigarette aerosol, and the risks of e-cigarettes for youth, young adults, and pregnant women.

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CBD OIL Owensboro, KY

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CBD Oil Owensboro, KY

If you live in Owensboro, KY you’ve probably heard the buzz about CBD and its many uses. We want to not only provide the highest quality CBD oil products in Owensboro but also to give you all the information we have so you are educated and knowledgeable. Preliminary research by respected institutions indicates that Owensboro CBD hemp oil may be an effective alternative pain management technique to traditional Western medicine practices. Furthermore, more of our customers are reporting relief of chronic pain, inflammation, anxiety, and a number of other health issues.

Trying to find the best source of CBD oil in Owensboro? We have some great suggestions for local shops which can supply you with quality CBD, but you’re already just a few clicks away from having some of the world’s greatest CBD products delivered directly to your door in Owensboro Kentucky. Relaxing regulations and increasing popularity has led to an explosion in the availability of hemp CBD products across the board. There are now more ways than ever to get your daily dose of CBD, from specially formulated tinctures to muscle rubs, which can be rubbed on your skin as often as you need to apply them.

Is CBD Legal In Owensboro?

CBD users in Owensboro Kentucky, were at one time confronted with a complex and seemingly contradictory legal framework as they attempt to determine whether or not the ownership and use of this substance are allowed under state and federal law. We hope to clear up some common misconceptions surrounding the use of CBD hemp oil in Owensboro, and we’ll provide some background information on this promising alternative treatment.

Kentucky may have one of the least restrictive sets of CBD laws, but buying CBD in Owensboro is still not as black and white as buying a candy bar, or even alcohol or tobacco. Here’s the bottom line: If you’re inside Owensboro, then CBD products made from hemp and licensed by local health agencies and the Department of Agriculture are legal. CBD oil is Federally legal as long as the CBD oil you purchase complies with the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also more commonly referred to as The Farm Bill Act of 2018. The Farm Bill Act descheduled some cannabis products from the Controlled Substances Act for the first time in early 2019.

Where Can I Buy CBD in Owensboro, Kentucky?

With Kentucky’s recent shift in attitude towards medical marijuana, it makes sense that people are showing more interest in the benefits of CBD oil. Green Classic CBD of Owensboro sells high quality terpene rich Hemp oil products. Green Classic CBD Owensboro is dedicated to bringing wellness to the world through ultra concentrated terpene rich hemp oil derived from all natural, high quality industrial hemp. We offer fair business practices, philanthropy, sustainability, and the highest quality of hemp oil available to those in need.

With CBD products being so popular, it’s likely that you know someone that uses CBD. It’s a good idea to get their opinion, and see how it’s doing for them.

What Types of CBD Products Are Available In Owensboro, KY?

CBD can be found in a wide variety of shops, dispensaries and CBD-specific stores.The main CBD products you’re likely to encounter include:

  • Tinctures: The classic way of ingesting CBD. Taken orally, a tincture gives a dose of CBD to the entire body. This is the most common way of taking CBD, with users often taking one dose in the morning and another in the evening. Tinctures are a fast delivery method.
  • Capsules: Capsules are typically just tinctures encased in a gel cap, but some companies like Green Classic CBD in Owensboro. offer a different type of capsule for easier digestion. This can make it a bit easier to take for those who don’t enjoy ingesting an oil or may not like the flavor of hemp CBD tinctures. Capsules require digestion, so they take a little longer to work (typically 45 minutes to an hour).
  • Topicals: Topical creams and rubs can be applied more than once a day. CBD, essential oils and other ingredients are absorbed by the skin, with some changes noticed within minutes.

How Much CBD Should I Take?

Not all methods for using CBD are equal. Their effectiveness depends not only on the method of consumption and the ingredients in the product, but also on the bioavailability of the CBD afforded by each method.

Every method of consumption will result in some percentage of the CBD becoming unavailable to the body for various reasons, such as becoming trapped in fatty tissues or metabolized (broken down) before it has a chance to enter the bloodstream.

Each method of CBD oil consumption has a particular range of bioavailability. We’ll discuss these factors next and will also touch on them when discussing the benefits and drawbacks of each method.

CBD Tinctures

A tincture is a liquid — usually an oil or an alcohol base — which has been infused with CBD oil. CBD oil tinctures are taken by mouth. When taken using this method, the CBD in the tincture can be absorbed pretty easily.

CBD Vape Products in Owensboro

The bioavailability of inhaled CBD is estimated to range between 25 to 60%. The actual number depends on the ingredients being vaporized and other factors such as how much is inhaled in each puff, how deep it is drawn into the lungs and how quickly it is exhaled.

Buy CBD in Owensboro, KY

The Owensboro Kentucky CBD market is currently expanding at a breakneck pace. Unfortunately, along with the good companies, bad ones are trying to capitalize on the trend. Many of them will do anything to cut corners and increase profit margins. Some Owensboro stores will use inferior and unsafe products. Some are completely dishonest, selling so-called CBD oil products that have negligible amounts of CBD in them, or even none whatsoever. Or, even worse, they could contain dangerous synthetic CBD.

What Are the Side Effects of CBD Oil?

Also, a recent survey by the Brightfield Group of CBD products found that a full 40% of CBD products in Owensboro, KY do not contain the amount of CBD listed on the label. With all these CBD oil producers flooding the market with new products, it can be difficult to know who to trust and where to find the highest quality CBD oil. This was also true for CBD stores in OKOLONA and PADUCAH

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Join me Now and Change Your Future. CBD Oil

The legalization of cannabis (CBD Oils) for medical use, plus negative stigmas being removed, has set up their market for CBD to boom! Billions in the industry will be made.I’m running with it. You can sit around thinking about it or you can, Jump In and JUST DO IT!

Dallin Larsen (Founder of Vasayo)

14 years ago I created a company where we did billions of dollars introducing the açaí berry to the marketplace. Countless people earned life changing income. I’ve seen firsthand how a sizzle product can make a hero out of anyone willing to open their mouth and develop a few skills. However, I’ve NEVER in my 30 years in direct selling seen a product as demonstrable as the products I now hold in my hand.

I love the relaxation and the improvement in my mood that I feel on our CBD Oil. And my wife loves that! It’s unbelievable how fast it has worked for me. Well, my wife and I are back and we are going to create another global giant. CBD is the next big thing, period!. -Dallin Larsen

Bernie Jardine (Founding Partner Vasayo Canada)

“At this time it is only available in the USA but soon to be Worldwide! Join me and the North Division Team, here in Canada as we build a revolutionary group of Never Network Marketers that will change the way YOU look at Network Marketing! Join the New Age the New Way.” -BernieJ

Vasayo owns the global rights to the world’s one and only patent protected CBD oil and cream with .

  • liposome delivery with proven increased bioavailability
  • organic compliant
  • broad spectrum
  • 0.0% THC “Undetectable”
  • non GMO
  • a product of the good old USA from plant to package!

The proof is in the patent. It’s a Mike drop moment. Vasayo is here and if you are a dreamer and a freedom fighter for yourself or your family, come put your stake in the ground with us.

Leadership and experience matter. You’ve just found your new and FINAL home. Welcome home. It’s go time my friends. The March to blessing a million lives continues and there’s room for your life!

CBD One represents a shift in how the world sees CBD products. That’s why we call it CBD One. it’s the one and only CBD product your mind and body will ever want!

ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE USA. SOON TO COME TO THE REST OF THE WORLD.

**As with all dietary supplements, it is recommended that you consult with a knowledgeable physician.

CBD One FAQs

What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is extracted from the flowers and buds of hemp or marijuana plants and has many reported health benefits. CBD does not make you intoxicated or high. The feeling of being intoxicated or high is caused by an entirely different chemical called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC),which Vasayo’s CBD One products do not contain.

Are Vasayo’s liposomal CBD products organic?

Yes, our CBD products are certified organic.

Are Vasayo’s liposomal CBD products non-GMO?

Yes, our CBD products are non-GMO.

Are Vasayo’s liposomal CBD products free of THC?

Yes, our CBD products are THC-free. “Undetectable”

Don’t all CBD products contain at least some THC?

No. Commercial hemp is THC-free. “Undetectable”

What’s the difference between full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, and isolate CBD?

Full-spectrum CBD contains CBD, terpenes, additional cannabinoids, and trace amounts of THC. Broad-spectrum CBD contains CBD, terpenes, additional cannabinoids, but no THC. Isolate CBD typically contains only CBD because the CBD has been isolated from other components. However, some isolate CBD products may contain trace amounts of THC. Or “Undetectable” amounts.

What’s the difference between CBD oil and hemp oil?

CBD oil is guaranteed to contain a certain amount of CBD while hemp oil is not guaranteed to contain a certain amount of CBD.

Do liposomes affect the purity of CBD?

No, liposomes do not affect the purity of CBD. However, our research shows that our liposomes enhance the bioavailability of CBD.

Is it true that anywhere from .1% to 1.1% of THC is necessary to activate the CBD?

No, this is a common misconception. Commercial hemp only contains CBD, which is accepted and utilized by the hundreds of CBD receptors within your body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS). “Undetectable”

Is it true that CBD without THC provides minimal or no health benefits?

No. One of the largest nerve and brain receptor systems in your body, the Endocannabinoid System, positively responds to CBD in a variety of health-boosting ways. In fact, the ECS needs CBD just like your cells need vitamins in order to function properly.

Is it true that the body will become immune to the effects of CBD without THC?

No, your body does not build an immunity to CBD.

Will taking Vasayo’s liposomal CBD products result in a positive drug test?

No. Drug tests look for THC, which CBD One does not contain.

From where does Vasayo source its liposomal CBD products?

Vasayo’s liposomal CBD is sourced and produced in the USA from plant to package.

Is the effectiveness of CBD dependent on whether it is derived from cannabis versus hemp?

No. The origin of the CBD is inconsequential. What matters is the CBD content.

How does Vasayo extract its CBD?

Vasayo’s liposomal CBD is extracted through a patented, proprietary process.

How many milligrams/day per milliliter is necessary to experience the benefits of CBD?

This depends on your CBD deficiency. Some will be more deficient than others and will experience a greater effect with our recommended dose. As with all dietary supplements, it is recommended that you consult with a knowledgeable physician.

How do Vasayo’s CBD products compare to other CBD products on the market?

Vasayo owns the exclusive rights to a patented CBD delivery system, which is a significantly differentiated advantage over competitor products.

“According to Grand View Research, the worldwide medical cannabis market is projected to exceed $55.8 billion by 2025. As a result, the CBD market is expected to explode.”

How can the right CBD product benefit you? Below are a few areas where studies have shown the potential benefits of high-quality CBD products

  • Improved quality of sleep
  • Reduced Anxiety
  • Pain Relief
  • Antidepressant
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Neuroprotection
  • Natural substitute for some pet medications
  • Can reduce seizures
  • Promotes bone growth and health
  • Anti-Spasmodic
  • Helps with the symptoms of IBD
  • Reduces Nausea
  • Various Skin Conditions

How do Vasayo’s CBD products compare to other CBD products on the market?

Vasayo owns the exclusive rights to a patented CBD delivery system, which is a significantly differentiated advantage over competitor products.

I’ve witnessed multiple new CBD products pop up on the Internet within the last few months. How do you pick the right one?

  1. Where and how was the Hemp grown?
  2. Quality
  3. Extraction method
  4. Accredited testing via third-party lab
  5. Product Owners/Company Leadership
  6. Price

Why CBD One by Vasayo?

  1. Hemp is a bio accumulator. Meaning, it can absorb both good and bad from air, water and soil. So look for Organic!
  2. Quality CBD exhibits 250mg-1000mg per fl oz.
  3. The extraction method affects the purity of the CBD. Cheap methods equal harsh solvents and chemical residue. Reliable methods utilize high pressure and extremely low temperatures to ensure high-quality free of chemicals
  4. The best CBD products have been tested by a third-party accredited lab
  5. Why this CBD product?
    • Patents
    • Proprietary
    • Credible
    • Accountable
    • Transparency

Is cheaper better? Reasons high-quality CBD may cost more:

  • Organically grown
  • Extraction method
  • Higher concentration
  • Grown in U.S.
  • Accredited third-party testing
  • Company is following guidelines/rules/laws
  • High-quality extract (other beneficial compounds present)

VASAYO’S CBD ONE Oil and Cream

KEY INGREDIENT: CBD

Cannabidiol, or CBD, effects the endocannabinoid system, which is involved in a variety of physiological processes. Simply put, the endocannabinoids function as a bridge between body and mind. CBD and it’s properties can create a synergistic outcome, affecting multiple targets within the body.

How Does CBD One Work?

CBD (short for Cannabidiol) works by communicating with your body’s endocannabinoid system, or ECS, an incredible network of cell receptors that scientists have discovered is the largest neurotransmitter system in the human body. It is believed that our body’s ECS is what allows for the beneficial effects of CBD.

Feed Your ECS, Achieve Balance

Every human (and animal) has an active endocannabinoid system for which your body produces cannabinoids daily. The purpose of the ECS is to maintain healthy biological balance. It does this by sending cannabinoids to receptors within your brain, central nervous system, skin, and internal organs to assist your body’s major systems in achieving harmony. However, not all endocannabinoid systems function at optimal levels; and our bodies produce less and less cannabinoids as we age. Oftentimes, the result can lead to difficulty regulating healthy mood, healthy sleep, discomfort, appetite, metabolism, and overall immune health. That’s where CBD One steps in. Isn’t it about time you start feeding your ECS the liposomal CBD One it wants?

Bernie J in Kamloops explains the health benefits of CBD oil and answers questions

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Four Plants That Look Like Weed – Don’t Get Scammed!

If you’ve never smoked weed before and are thinking of giving it a try, you might be worried about someone trying to sell you something that isn’t cannabis. You might even think that someone might try to pass off a plant that looks like marijuana plants as something to smoke.

It’s certainly true that scammers do take advantage of noob smokers by selling them sub-par weed, small amounts, or something that isn’t actually cannabis at all. However, it’s very rare that they’ll use a plant that looks like marijuana. For reasons that we’ll get onto later, it just doesn’t make much sense!

That said, there certainly are times when knowledge of plants that look like cannabis comes in useful. In the last section of this article, we talk about times that you might want to steer clear of planting anything similar looking to weed near your house and also the importance of being vigilant when buying clones or cuttings.

Plants that Look Similar to a Marijuana Plant

Japanese Maple

The leaves of many species of Japanese maple really look a lot like the leaves of WeedRepublic’s favorite psychoactive plant. They have a serrated edge to them, similar to those on marijuana plants. The formation of the leaves is pretty similar too.

Although seeing a single Japanese maple leaf on the ground might make some people suspect there is a cannabis plant growing somewhere nearby, there are plenty of major differences to tell the two plants apart.

One of the biggest differences is the fact that the leaves of many Japanese maples aren’t even green at all. Some species of the plant do indeed have green leaves but these will commonly have red or purplish stems, which is incredibly rare in healthy marijuana plants.

Most Japanese maple leaves also don’t look that much like cannabis leaves. Sure, they both have five “fingers” to them and the leaves have a serrated edge. However, the splits between the fingers always reach the stem itself on a marijuana plant. This is often not the case on a Japanese maple!

You’re also highly unlikely to get scammed by someone selling you Japanese maple in place of cannabis. We really doubt you’ll be loading up a pipe-like the Squirrel Nest pipe from Empire Glassworks with the plant! Only one of the plants actually produces the aromatic, THC-laden buds we all stick in grinders like the amazing Mendocino Mulcher! No prizes for guessing which one either.

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Smoke weed without a pipe until this adorable, handmade glass pipe arrives on your doorstep.

The Mendocino Mulcher grinder made it onto our list of favourite grinders, so we’re definitely recommending it again here!

It’s a real beast with twice as many teeth as the typical grinder. All details have been thought of, down to the beveled edges for you to easily access all of your flower without needing to rely on a scraper. With a lifetime warranty, one purchase of these and you are good to go!

Texas Star Hibiscus

Another plant that you might mistake for cannabis is known as Texas Star Hibiscus. Again, it’s the highly distinctive leaf formation that is most likely to give rise to confusion. The plant has multi-fingered, serrated leaves growing from thin green stems. Again, seeing a single leaf might trick an inexperienced smoker but we highly doubt someone will try to sell you Texas Star Hibiscus as cannabis.

The plant doesn’t smell anything like cannabis and doesn’t produce flowering sites that are similar to those on cannabis plants. Outside of absolute opportunists selling to very naive, first-time smokers (probably underage ones!), we highly doubt anyone will try to pass off Texas Star Hibiscus as Grade A smoke. We find it even more unlikely that anyone would fall for it too!

Kenaf

Some species of the kenaf plant really look like a weed! In fact, the plant’s scientific name even has “canna” in it. In the field of botany, the plant is also known as hibiscus cannabinus.

Kenaf grows naturally in tropical and subtropical climates. It’s found in Asia and Africa mostly. Just like WeedRepublic’s favorite herb, the plant has been used as both a source of food and fiber for centuries too!

The kenaf plant has a star-shaped leaf with seven fingers. The edges are serrated and the veining through them is very much like that seen on cannabis plants too. We reckon of all the plants we’ve covered so far, this one is the most likely to result in neighbor suspicion if you’re growing it on your property!

That said, anyone trying to dupe you into buying some kenaf is going to struggle. It produces rather attractive flowers that don’t stink of high grade. You probably won’t be heating it up in your FOUR vape from Mig Vapor anytime soon!

Again, the main reason for this is the fact that kenaf doesn’t smell anything like cannabis and it doesn’t produce bud sites that look close enough to trick someone who can see the product. For almost every use of cannabis for either recreational or medical purposes, the buds are favored over the leaves.

Unless you’re buying a bin bag full of cannabis leaves to cook with or make smoothies (cannabis is super nutritious!), we doubt you’ll need to worry about kenaf being passed off as weed!

Marijuana strains with resin production like what White Widow puts out deserve the slow burn of a quality dry herb vaporizer.

The FOUR dry herb vaporizer by Mig Vapor is a great option if you’re looking for a flower vape with a large chamber, lots of temp range to control, and ease of use.

Coral Plant

The coral plant is another plant that kind of looks like a weed. Its leaves are also formed in long, serrated fingers. However, there are usually a lot more fingers than you’d find on cannabis plants.

There is another major difference between the leaves of the two plants too. The serration along the margins of the coral plant’s leaves aren’t that similar to those found on a weed leaf. Anyone who’d see a real cannabis plant would immediately recognize the coral plant as being an imposter.

Whilst it might trick an absolute noob during its vegetative growth, any doubt is cast to the side when the coral plant flowers. It produces glorious Fuschia flowers, rather than green, THC-coated buds!

Keep Your Wits About You and You Won’t Get Scammed!

True be told, it’s highly unlikely that anyone will try to sell you one of the above plants like cannabis. Although the leaves and other characteristics can look similar, you just don’t load up your Linx Gaia with dried leaves.

If you crave vaped bud, make sure your vaporizer can do your strain justice!

With the Linx Gaia vape, you get a thoughtfully designed dry herb vaporizer that quickly and evenly heats your bud to your desired temp. Enjoy all of the effects of your strain in a beautifully crafted vape!

That said, the scam that you might have been worried about is a legit one. Just about every WeedRepublic team member has at least one story from their youth about being scammed when buying weed on the black market. Our particular favorite is a friend of a friend who bought the corner of house brick wrapped in tinfoil as hashish in his youth!

You see the “fake sell” scam doesn’t really need something that looks like a weed to work. Since cannabis buds are so distinctive looking (and smelling), the scam instead relies on the dealer convincing the buyer to pay for the goods without checking them first.

For this reason, you won’t find your regular dealer ever trying to pull a stunt like this. They’d lose themselves one of their customers. It’s much more common when some stranger approaches you somewhere busy and asks if you want to buy something to smoke. If there are a lot of people around, you’re more likely to go along with their requests not to look at what they’ve sold you until after they’ve had the chance to make their getaway.

The scammer will use something that kind of feels like cannabis when bagged up. This could be something solid, in the case of hash, or any old leaves compressed and tightly wrapped if you’re buying bud. They’ll often put it in your pocket for you or your sock and take the money after telling you not to get it out until you’ve got some privacy. They’ll soon disappear, leaving you to unwrap some soggy leaves, or in our friend’s case, a big old house brick!

Beware of Growing Cannabis Lookalikes!

So, we’ve established that you’re unlikely to get scammed by a dealer selling you plants that look like weed but aren’t. However, that doesn’t mean that these lookalikes are harmless! There are a few occasions where you really want to beware of them!

If you’re growing actual cannabis illegally in a grow tent like the best-selling Vivosun, for example, it would be pretty stupid to load up your front garden with all the plants we’ve covered in this article. Nosy neighbors might have smelled you smoking a joint in your garden, see the star-shaped leaves out front, and jumped to a conclusion.

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This super sturdy grow tent will keep all the wanted rays inside, and any unwanted rays out. Zip it up, but peer through the observation window whenever you want to check on your little plant buddies.

Now, them calling the cops would be pretty funny if you don’t have marijuana plants on your property. It’s probably less hilarious if you’re hiding a grow op!

We should also mention the live cannabis plant trade too. Many growers will sell whole mother plants or cuts for other growers to start from. In the case of cuttings, we can imagine an inexperienced grower seeing the serrated, star-shaped leaves of the Kenaf plant coming out of a Rockwool cube and believing they were buying cannabis cuttings. However, anyone with proper experience growing will spot differences. Chief of these would be the smell. Even vegging marijuana plants give off a slight smell. If you rub the leaves and smell your fingers, and you don’t smell something fresh, citrusy, and with a hint of weed, you might be looking at a marijuana lookalike!

If you’ve never smoked weed before and are thinking of giving it a try, you might be worried about someone trying to sell you something that isn’t cannabis. You might even think that someone might try to pass off a plant that looks like marijuana plants as something to smoke. It’s certainly true that scammers do take

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Greenstop launches its cannabis vending machine in California dispensaries

Cannabis is now available from vending machines in select California dispensaries. Made by California-based Greenstop, the self-serve kiosks can simultaneously serve four customers while still conforming to local regulations. And they couldn’t come at a better time.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, cannabis is considered an essential business in California, and the system provides dispensaries with a solution to keep customers and sales associates safe. Plus, as an introvert myself, sometimes I’m not in the mood to talk to a budtender, and I want to get in and out with my weed. The transaction can happen in seconds, Greenstop’s executives tell TechCrunch.

Greenstop calls it the Smart Dispensary, and thinks of these kiosks as the self-service checkout lane at a grocery store. In this case, a clerk, or a budtender, oversees the operation by granting access after checking IDs and assisting customers when needed. By having this clerk as part of the process, dispensaries conform to regulations and can employ these kiosks as part of their operation.

Greenstop was founded and bootstrapped by Timothy Island and James Edwards in 2015; they launched their prototype in 2018. Now, in September of 2020, the company is launching its product, employs 10 people and is looking to raise $5 million to expand the company first in Los Angeles, then throughout California and, finally, expanding nationwide.

The Smart Dispensary units are located in two locations at launch: Marina Caregivers in Marina Del Rey, California, and The Healing Touch, in Encino, California. Because each kiosk serves four people, adding one kiosk to a small dispensary can increase sales capacity without hiring a new budtender.

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Initially, the Greenstop machines were designed with just speed in mind. Get in and out with weed as fast as a person could buy a six-pack. Co-CEO Timothy Island tells TechCrunch that after developing the machine, the company discovered other benefits.

“[With] the self-service experience, it feels like you’re in the driver’s seat when you’re shopping,” Island said.

The Greenstop machine features a fully interactive display, allowing the dispensary to upload its entire menu with rich media. Consumers can take their time and read information about strains and types of cannabis. And for the first time, this information is available at a dispensary without talking to someone.

Second, the kiosk provides a contact-free shopping experience. The company fitted temporary plexiglass shields to help increase social distancing during the pandemic.

Co-CEOs Island and Edwards say in the future, the company expects to launch a mobile app, allowing customers to research and pre-purchase orders from a mobile device.

Currently, Greenstop is co-branding the machine along with the dispensaries. By featuring both brands, consumers gain confidence in its legitimacy while Greenstop gains increased brand awareness.

The company expects to grow first in Los Angeles and the surrounding area. Eventually, they hope to be in dispensaries throughout California and nationwide. The co-CEOs explain that because the company is not operating as a dispensary, but rather as the maker of a retail product, it can move more quickly into other states.

Co-CEO James Edwards said their product is gaining increased attention due to COVID-19. “A lot of people see the need not to have to talk to a budtender because, nationwide, you have to talk to a budtender to buy cannabis.”

He’s right. In some dispensaries, this causes large lines, and space is a premium with social distancing restrictions.

COVID-19 is presenting Greenstop with a unique opportunity. Cannabis is booming during the pandemic. Social distancing is becoming the social requirement, and Greenstop’s product is built and ready to be deployed to make 2020 suck a little bit less.

Cannabis is now available from vending machines in select California dispensaries. Made by California-based Greenstop, the self-serve kiosks can simultaneously serve four customers while still conforming to local regulations. And they couldn’t come at a better time. During the COVID-19 pandemic, cannabis is considered an essential business in California, and the system provides dispensaries with […]

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Pennsylvania’s new hemp rules may hurt early farmers but boost the industry

Hemp could rocket to become one of Pennsylvania’s major cash crops under new regulations published last week by the state Department of Agriculture. At the same time, those new regulations could inadvertently crush small farmers who still are sitting on their 2019 hemp harvest.

Pioneering hemp farmers, who grew the crop under the state’s experimental pilot program, may find that their cannabis plants — now stored in barns and warehouses — may be too laden with the intoxicating substance THC to be approved for sale, legal experts said. Several thousands of acres of hemp were planted in Pennsylvania last year.

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Under the state’s new standards and requirements, testing will be increased significantly for marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin.

The act, which is effective immediately, “represents a fundamental change in how the hemp industry is regulated in Pennsylvania,” said Bill Roark, an attorney who is cochair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee.

According to the Department of Agriculture, hemp can be processed into thousands of products — including food, textiles, construction materials, oils, and the fashionable dietary supplement CBD. Analysts project that by 2025, hemp could become a $25 billion industry.

Farmers are looking at hemp as a lucrative crop. Where an acre of corn might generate $300 to $500 in profit, and tobacco $1,000 to $3,000, they expect some hemp varieties — those grown for CBD extraction — to fetch $10,000 or more.

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Applications to grow hemp and instructions were posted last week on the state Department of Agriculture’s website.

By definition industrial hemp may contain only 0.3 percent THC, the intoxicating compound in marijuana. Smokable medical marijuana flower — when it’s available — typically contains between 7% and 35% THC.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has said it will allow hemp producers some leeway, but not much. Any hemp containing over 0.5 percent THC must be destroyed.

Here’s where potential problems exist for last year’s hemp farmers.

Hemp grown in Pennsylvania last year was tested only for delta-9 THC, usually the most prevalent psychoactive cannabinoid in the plant. But in 2020, testing also will include THCA, a precursor compound that is converted to THC with the application of heat.

“A lot of growers produced plants where the delta-9 THC level was below 0.3, but the THCA level was well in excess, sometimes 1, 2, or 3 percent,” said Roark.

And that might explain why so many people who smoked hemp flower this past year reported getting high from it.

“They fixed that loophole, now I’m afraid that will render a lot of plants grown last year unusable,” Roark said. “There are barns and warehouses full of it. Some farmers have spent thousands of dollars growing it. By law, processors will have to reject the hemp because it will test ‘hot,’ that is, way above the acceptable 2020 levels.”

The vice president of Hoophouse, a Bucks County-based hemp grower and processor, said his company already has had to turn down a contract to process 80,000 pounds of hemp from an out-of-state producer. “It was over the THC limit so we had to refuse it,” said Matt Baxter. “So we’re aware that some farmers are having issues.”

Other than the new THC guidelines, most of the new regulations were greeted enthusiastically by Pennsylvania hemp experts.

“It’s definitely a step in the right direction,” said Erica Stark, the executive director of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council. “The Pennsylvania program is as flexible as it can be while remaining compliant with federal law.”

Individual farmers may plant as many acres as they desire. But backyard hemp gardens are effectively forbidden — no hemp may be grown within 200 feet of a residential dwelling. Outdoor farmers must cultivate a minimum of 300 plants on at least a quarter acre. Indoor growers must maintain a minimum of 2,000 square feet and 200 plants. The price of a hemp permit — which was once $3,000 two years ago — has plummeted to $150.

Those provisions and permit price breaks may encourage more agricultural pros to consider hemp.

But Stark worries about the necessary infrastructure needed to ensure hemp crops find a market. Among the new regulations are requirements for THC testing at several stops along the supply chain. There may not be enough testing labs in the state to prevent serious bottlenecks. “There are only so many labs across the entire country,” she said. “I’m concerned about the logistics.”

There are also few processors capable of rendering hemp into sellable materials in the state. The new standards allow for stand-alone processor permits.

Among other notable standards in the new regulations:

Hemp may not be grown within three miles of any medical marijuana facility, which is likely intended to prevent cross pollination, and it must not be cultivated within 1,000 feet of any school pre-K through 12.

Anyone with a financial interest in producing or processing hemp must undergo an FBI background check.

Stark’s husband, Les Stark, is also a hemp activist, grower, and moderator of the Keystone Cannabis Coalition Facebook group. Though he’s optimistic about the future, he’s advising aspiring farmers to be cautious.

“I’ve been trying to build enthusiasm for 20 years,” Les Stark said. “Now I’m trying to tamp it down a little bit. I don’t want people to have 100 acres of hemp and not have a market. You don’t want to put seeds in the ground until you have a contract to sell it.

“I know farmers who were successful, but also know farmers who took a gamble but couldn’t find a buyer,” he said.

Hemp could rocket to become one of Pa.’s major cash crops under new regulations. But those regulations could inadvertently crush small farmers who still are sitting on their 2019 hemp harvest.