Buds Are More Sensitive Then You Think!
Feb10

Buds Are More Sensitive Then You Think!

Kadircan Kana from OpenStrain took a look at what a grinder actually does to your herbs.   "The problem with using a grinder is that many people don’t realize the affect it has on the buds. Nugs are very sensitive and are coated in thousands of tiny crystals called trichomes. Trichomes (THC) determine a majority of the buds potency. Even if you accidentally drop a nug on a hard surface, hundreds of trichomes fall off and cause...

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VaporBrothers: A Story in a Box
Feb09

VaporBrothers: A Story in a Box

One thing in life is certain, uncertainty. Life takes its twists and turns and there is no rhyme or reason. You plan out your workday, workweek; but more often than not life throws you a curve ball. Not all are bad, sometimes you find a five dollar bill on the sidewalk; maybe you run into an old friend on the street. My most recent curve ball was going to the Emerald Cup last December and meeting Linus, the co-creator of the famous...

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ABRACADABS Returns To SoCal In March
Feb01

ABRACADABS Returns To SoCal In March

One of Southern California's most popular up and coming event series returns to SoCal March 26th and 27th and it's looking to be bigger and better than ever.  Really looking forward to seeing what happens when ABRACADABS comes to the NOS Center in San Bernardino.  Here is the description of the event from the organizers themselves. ABRACADABS is an annual 2 day cannabis festival with hundreds of award winning vendors showcasing the...

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Do You Know Your Percolators?
Jan26

Do You Know Your Percolators?

Last week OpenStrain took a closer look at percolators. "There are some bits of information that all educated smokers should know to improve their smoking experience. One bit of information that is never talked about is how percolators in bongs and rigs affect your smoking experience..." You can read the full article here at...

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Research Shows That Cannabis use DOES NOT lower IQ
Jan20

Research Shows That Cannabis use DOES NOT lower IQ

It is a common belief that cannabis use is correlated with a decreased IQ and poor academic performance—not anymore. The Journal of Psychopharmacology has released a study that shows that there is no correlation between cannabis use and a lower IQ/ poor academic performance. The group studied the association between cannabis use, IQ, academic achievement, and brain activity among a group of 2235 adolescents. They found that 24% of 15...

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States considering legalization in 2016

This year will be an important voting year, not only for the next president of the United States, but for cannabis, too. More and more states are implementing their own marijuana policies and letting voters and lawmakers decide on cannabis legalization. The following is a list of states that have launched initiatives to get cannabis on their 2016 ballot. Arizona The Arizona Marijuana Legalization Initiative would legalize the...

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