What Is Hemp?

What Is Hemp

Throughout cannabis prohibition, including that which persists at a federal level in the United States, one of the more ludicrous side effects has been the criminalization of producing industrial hemp. This aspect of cannabis prohibition would be similar to banning non-alcoholic beer during alcohol prohibition of the 1920s—it’s blocking access to a related, though very […]

Confusing Marijuana and Hemp

Confusing Marijuana and Hemp

Even in today’s modern society, there exists a lot of confusion around the different cannabis species. This is largely evident when we look at the comparisons between marijuana and hemp. This is an area where there really should not be any comparison to speak of, other than they are both parts of the cannabis plant. […]

Legalization Blues: The Problem With Canada’s Roll-Out

Legalization Blues: The Problem With Canada’s Roll-Out

Cannabis legalization has been an incredible milestone, something that many believed would never happen, let alone in our lifetime. And yet here it is. Finally, you can walk down the street to a convenient government-approved retailer and take your pick from an extensive selection of high-quality cannabis products . . . Only not all of […]

Another Step Closer to Federal Marijuana Legalization in the US

Federal Marijuana Legalization in the US

It may come as something of a surprise to many readers to discover, that despite being legalized by multiple states, including Washington D.C. and decriminalized by many more, marijuana still remains illegal under federal law in the United States. This effectively means, though unlikely, that the government could decide to crack down even on the […]

Producers Struggle to Find the Positives in Canada’s Legal Weed Market

Producers Struggle to Find the Positives in Canada’s Legal Weed Market

October 17th was a momentous day for many Canadians around the nation. The legalization of recreational marijuana was to mark a big forward step for liberalism and the concept of completely free trade. For many though, both producers and consumers, everything is not quite as positive as it should be. There are a number of […]

The Tasty World of Terpenes

The Tasty World of Terpenes

You know the taste when you light up a fresh spliff of Blueberry? Or the pungent skunk of a decent Kush? Or the piney-ness of your favourite strain that shines through even in a concentrate, like shatter? We owe all of these magnificent tastes and smells that characterize our strains—from the boldest to the base—to […]