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Profiles, product reviews, education, and guides to help you make sense of everything cannabis.

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1906 Founder Peter Barsoom Explains What Makes A Premium Edible

How a New York state of mind led to fast-acting edibles with precise effects.

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Oliver Higgins, Higgs Pre-Rolls

The founder talks sun-grown flower, fake strain names, and functional highs.

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Things You Should Know

What You Can Expect To Find In Legal Vs Illegal Vapes

Vape-related illnesses are on the rise. Here's what you need to know to stay safe.

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CBD Is Non-Psychoactive And Other Myths

To get the most out of CBD and be the most knowledgeable person in your friend group on the topic, start here.

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Guide

How To Survive Your Period With Cannabis

Cramps and mood swings should be afraid of these products.

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How To Weed

How To Properly Use A Pipe

Set down that apple and step into the light.

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How To Roll A Joint In 5 Steps

Here's one more life skill you can add to your resume.

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How To Use A Bong In 5 Steps

Simple and effective, every smoker should have this skill in their repertoire.

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A Proper Guide To Dabbing

Once you get the hang of it, it's even easier than the dance move.

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Jeff Laub, Blind Barber

The founder talks flower, fitting in, and taking the LSAT.

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Let Us Be Your Guide

The Beginner's Guide To Buying Cannabis

Weed is complicated until it's not. Newcomers, this is the guide for you.

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The Brands Behind Our Favorite Rare Strains

This isn’t your average bargain-bin flower.

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Low-Dose Edibles To Take You From Day To Night

Because finding your perfect dose shouldn't be a chore.

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The Best Vapes For Every Situation: California Edition

For every vibe, there’s a vape.

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Creative Cannabis For Creative Californians

Whether you're into flower, vapes, or edibles, we've got you and your muse covered.

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7 Pre-Roll Brands Hotter Than The California Sun

Forget about ever rolling another joint by hand.

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A Day In The Life Of Mr. Sherbinski

We spent a couple days with Mario Guzman, the man and mastermind behind Gelato.

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Get Smart

Why Indica, Sativa, And Hybrid Don't Tell The Whole Story

Say goodbye to old labels and hello to better highs.

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Dabbing Entirely Changed How I View Cannabis

"I'm able to use cannabis medicinally when I need to or with recreational indulgence when I want to."

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The Shelf Life Of Weed: How Long Does Flower Stay Fresh?

An explainer on how long flower stays fresh. Or, what to do when you rediscover some ancient herb in your sock drawer.

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Terpenes 101: The Smart Way to Predict Your High

Using your nose as your guide, learn how to skip the indica vs. sativa politics and be your own personal weed expert within minutes.

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The Science (And Sweat) Behind High-Quality Weed

Between a staff of researchers and a top-notch grow facility, Caliva is refining the process behind incredible bud. See how they're crafting some of the best highs out there.

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