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Different types of weed grinders

Grinding your weed is really important. It allows you to increase the surface area of your bud, making for better, more even burning or vaporization. This in turn allows you to extract more cannabinoids from your cannabis and makes for an all-round better experience.

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What is Cannabis Ruderalis?

You've heard about Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica, but there is another variety of cannabis that you may not know about. Start to learn Cannabis ruderalis and find out why it is a respected member of the family of marijuana.

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Verschillende cannabinoïden uitgelegd

Vraag je je ooit af waarom je high wordt van het roken van wiet? Het is te wijten aan cannabinoïden, verschillende chemische verbindingen die in cannabis worden aangetroffen en die werken met het menselijke endocannabinoïdesysteem. Veel cannabinoïden zijn aanwezig in marihuana en elk heeft een iets ander effect dan andere. Hun cumulatieve effecten kunnen de met wiet geassocieerde psychoactieve effecten veroorzaken.

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What is Kief?

Kief is made by separating the trichomes, which included the marijuana plant’s cannabinoids and terpenes, from the rest of the cannabis flower. Because it is more powerful than the cannabis flower, less is needed in order to feel the desired effects.

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What is THC?

THC, also called tetrahydrocannabinol, is the compound in cannabis that is psychoactive and gives you the feeling of being high. However, THC's chemical make-up, C₂₁H₃₀O₂, is very similar to its counterpart, CBD, which actually combats the effects of THC.

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What is CBD?

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a trending ingredient the natural products industry and is the focus of a new area of cannabis research. CBD is one of many cannabinoids, or molecules produced uniquely by the cannabis family.

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Cannabis Sativa & Indica ??

Typically, cannabis Indica plants are short, bushy plants with wide leaves. Indica plants typically grow faster and have a higher yield than the sativa variety. Medicine produced from cannabis Indica plants have higher CBD and lower THC counts.