Author: Michelle Janikian

The History of Hashish

From its ancient origins in the foothills of the Himalayas, cannabis today has found a home in almost every corner of the globe. And, while cannabis concentrates are all the rage, Hashish – the OG of concentrates – has a long and interesting history all of its own. The world’s oldest cannabis concentrate has seen empires rise and fall, yet hashish remains as popular today as ever. But where did it come from? Let’s delve into the story of how Hashish took over the world. Origins of Hashish While the historical record of cannabis stretches back millennia and is...

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Exploring Indica vs Sativa and Strain Names: Do They Really Matter?

For a long time, the various effects of cannabis have been attributed to its genetics or “strain,” whether that be an uplifting sativa, a sedating Indica or a balanced hybrid. But now, new research has revealed that these distinctions matter far less than we have been led to believe. Walk into any dispensary and you are sure to be met with an array of wild sounding strain names. The nomenclature is often filled with shock value or plucked from popular culture, like Skywalker OG or Alaskan Thunderfuck, in an attempt to stand out from an overly packed crowd. There...

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Organic Rosin? Why Making Your Own Rosin is the Safest Way to Consume Concentrates

If you’re the kind of person who cares about what you put in your body, and somebody who’s looking for the cleanest, safest rosin out there; then it’s time to start making it yourself. The great thing is making rosin is easy and safe. But there are a few things to go over in order to ensure that your homemade rosin is fully organic. Know Your Grower Sourcing the finest organic, pesticide-free cannabis should be your first priority. The easiest way to go about this is by getting to know a superb cultivator. Search out a fully organic cannabis...

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Solvent, Solventless vs. Solvent-Free Cannabis Extracts: What’s the Difference?

It’s an exciting and diverse landscape out there in the world of cannabis concentrates. From shatter and wax, to rosin and bubble hash, the list goes on. But, along with this wide variety of concentrate types, some confusing terminology like solvent-based, solventless, and solvent-free have sprung up. So, what exactly is the difference between them? Well, what these terms are referring to are the various methods by which resinous trichomes are separated from the cannabis plant. There are multiple ways to achieve this, and in fact, the method of extraction is what has come to define each different type...

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Five Ways to Use Rosin

You might think that rosin is only good for one thing, dabbing. But far from a one trick pony, rosin is in fact an exceptionally versatile concentrate that can be consumed in a number of different ways. So, let’s take a look at five ways to use rosin. Dabbing How else could we start a list about the uses of rosin without mentioning dabbing. Yes, you’ll need some equipment like a dab rig, nail and blow torch, but dabbing rosin is a classic for the reason: it’s the best way to enjoy everyone’s favorite solventless extract. Plus, you can’t...

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