Author: Michelle Janikian

The Solventless Hash Rating System Explained

Understand what makes hash its specific rating from extraction expert Ben Mccabe of Rosin Tech Labs. Thanks to the rise of cannabis concentrates like solventless rosin, hash making is experiencing a renaissance. The refinements in hash quality that have occurred in the last few years alone is breathtaking, and it has resulted in a wider range of hash qualities being available for purchase.  In response to this, producers have now established a rating system that is beginning to appear on product packaging. It’s designed to let you know exactly how good a given hash is on a scale of...

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Best Holiday Recipes Using Solventless Cannabis Oil

Spice up your holiday season with these rosin infused recipes The holiday season is upon us, making it time to come together with our loved ones for annual celebratory feasts. In fact, with so much of the holidays revolving around food, why not bring along some medicated offerings for the table? We’ve curated some excellent solventless infused holiday recipes for you to try out, but before you dive in, there’s a few points to cover when it comes to cooking with cannabis and rosin.  First, a word on decarbing. Decarboxylation, or “decarbing” for short, is a process that converts...

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Beyond 4/20: Other Cannabis Holidays to Celebrate!

With the holiday season in full swing, check out other dates to mark on your cannabis calender going into 2020! April 20th, or 4/20, has become the defacto party day for cannabis. It’s a day where every stoner in the world can come together and celebrate the cannabis plant in all its glory. But while 4/20 may be the most popular holiday to do so, there are plenty of other opportunities to pay tribute to our blessed herb. After all, who wants to celebrate weed just once a year? So, if 4/20 alone isn’t enough for you, then here’s...

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SAFE Banking Act Passes The House: What Does it Mean for the Future of Cannabis Banking?

A bill that aims to open big banking to the cannabis industry just took a huge step forward. After last month’s passage of the SAFE Banking Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, large financial companies could soon be involved with the cannabis industry. The bill, which passed 321-103, aims to allow national banks and financial institutions to service state legal cannabis firms without fear of federal reprisal. The measure could eventually open capital access for cannabis companies, and even allow for stock trading on major U.S. exchanges.  Although it passed the House with an overwhelming majority, the bill...

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Meet the Former Athletes Who are Now Cannabis Activists

Five former pros who are now fighting for cannabis access for all. Cliff Robinson Former basketball player Cliff Robinson played for 18 seasons in the NBA, starting in 1989 for the Portland Trail Blazers. Throughout his stellar career – which included stints for the Detroit Pistons and the Golden State Warriors – Robinson used cannabis to relax and help cope with his career related anxiety.  (Photo Credit: Washington Post) Despite weed being a banned substance, it helped Robinson to deal with the immense pressure that built up pre-game, and also allowed him to relax and calm down afterwards. And...

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