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How Medical and Recreational Marijuana are impacted by Wildfires

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Every year, wildfires devastate millions of acres of forests and land, hurt certain wildlife, and negatively impact the cannabis industry. The worst of 2020 was felt by cultivators in the states of California and Oregon. Furthermore, with ash and smoke blocking out the sun, outdoor cultivators were left with few options for remediating these issues. Although these conditions primarily affect west coast cultivators, wildfires can suddenly start up wherever there is a fuel source. Smoke reduces the cannabis quality Steep Hill Labs director of cultivation science Linda Abernathy stated it best when she said that heavy particulate or smoke exposure...

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Why 4-Piece Grinders are the Best Value for the Money

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There are several elements that make a dependable, high-quality grinder to be aware of when shopping for one. What is the configuration and size of the teeth? Is it an electric or manual grinder? Does it have additional features such as a clear window or a handle (or both)? How many chambers does it have? These are important aspects that you should be aware of. So, let’s take a look at 2-piece, 3-piece, and 4-piece grinders to help you decide which type is right for you. Say Goodbye to the 2-piece Grinder Many of us still have some of these...

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Beaker Bongs Vs. Straight Tube Bongs – Which Is The Better Choice?

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If you’re trying to decide on the best smoking design, you’re going to encounter a lot of dissension among those who prefer using a bong. Should it be large or simple and small? Should it be made from some type of scientific glass or made from silicone? Should it have internal percolators or an external ash catcher? Thus, if you want to jump on that bandwagon, is there a topic more basic than bong shape?When it comes down to your basic, relatively easy-to-use water pipe, there are two models that always seem to be at the center of this particular...

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Effects of Medicinal Marijuana on Anxiety Disorders

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A recent study conducted by Washington State University scientists found that the symptoms of certain psychological disorders could be reduced by smoking medicinally-prescribed cannabis. The highlights of the study showed that: Cannabis significantly reduced anxiety, depression, and stress Women felt a larger reduction in anxiety than men did after smoking cannabis High CBD / Low THC cannabis was effective for reducing symptoms of depression High CBD / High THC cannabis was effective for reducing symptoms of stress After pain relief, the second primary reason for smoking cannabis was to relieve the symptoms of anxiety. Generalized anxiety is characterized by extreme...

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History of bongs

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Even though bongs are a very common instrument used to smoke medicinal herbs, the usage of these was not as common many years ago as it is nowadays. However, smoking was, indeed, an important recreational, religious, and shamanic activity of the culture of some of the most powerful civilizations in history. Ancient civilizations and empires like Babylonians and Israelites burned incense as shamanistic and religious adoration, and this was probably what lead the people to different usage of this incense. Incense created using several plants would create powerful hallucinogenic drugs which effect was even stronger if the incense was burned...

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