hemp vs weed

Hemp vs. Marijuana: What’s the Difference?

Marijuana stocks are soaring because of recent changes to how hemp is regulated in the United States. That’s got everyone asking: What are the top marijuana stocks to buy in 2019? In order to understand the impact from hemp deregulation on marijuana companies, it’s useful to understand how marijuana and hemp are different. Same but…

what is hemp

What Is Hemp?

Hemp is one of the oldest domesticated crops known to man. It has been used for paper, textiles, and cordage for thousands of years. In fact, the Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a scrap of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC. So what exactly…

making weed butter

How to Make Cannabutter

Cannabutter can be used in any recipe that calls for butter, meaning you can have your cake and weed it, too. But start asking questions — how to make cannabutter, how to control the potency of your weed butter, what the heck is decarboxylation — and things get very complicated very quickly.  If you’re looking…

weed detox

Marijuana Detox: What You Should Know

Marijuana contains many compounds, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). These compounds remain in the system after use, but many factors can affect how long they stay there. This can influence the length and side effects of the marijuana detox process. THC and CBD attach to the same cannabinoid receptors as endocannabinoids, which are chemicals…

cannabis mold

What Does Mold on a Cannabis Plant

After growing weed for long enough, at some point you will encounter bud rot, mold, root rot, or all three. It’s important to know how to identify each of these common problems and how to fix them. These issues can stunt your plants and ruin buds, damaging your crop and reducing yields. Smoking moldy weed…

decarb weed before smoking

What is Decarboxylation

bag of raw cannabis in order to avoid getting caught with it. Eyes pop wide open and gasps ensue. “You just ate that whole bag!” somebody shouts. However, the aftermath of this scene usually involves a very different representation of what actually happens when you consume raw cannabis. Spoiler alert: The effects will be lackluster…

how to trim weed

How to Trimming Cannabis

Some people dread trimming because it’s so monotonous. You’ll be sitting down staring at weed for hours, even days. That said, there are ways to make it more efficient and enjoyable. It always helps to have a friend or two helping you out, and you’ll have plenty of bud to spare. Why is trimming marijuana…

how long do edibles take to work

How Long Do Edibles Take to Work?

Edible cannabis reportedly avoids the risks associated with smoking. However, these edibles give a more intense and longer high, and some people can experience adverse effects. Edibles are foods or drinks containing cannabis extract. They come in many forms, including baked goods, gummies, and hard candies, while some people may also prepare them at home.…

thc in urine

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?

The effects of marijuana fade quickly, but the drug can be detected in the body for weeks and sometimes longer. The amount of time the active ingredients and breakdown products of weed remain in the system can range from a few hours to 90 days, depending on how often or how much marijuana the person has…