Posts Categorized: marijuana industry

Tobacco vs. Marijuana: How Each May Affect Your Health

For those of you in the cannabis industry, we have great news. Although, if you have been doing your research over the past several years, you probably already know that marijuana is considered much safer than both tobacco and alcohol. However, now experts are agreeing with what advocates of recreational marijuana have asserted for years—that… Read more »

How Legalization of Marijuana Has Affected Colorado Real Estate

Colorado (and now the other states that recently legalized the recreational use of marijuana) has received a lot of attention in the past year or so. But in addition to getting worldwide attention for being one of the first states to legalize marijuana, Colorado is also getting a lot of attention due to the effects… Read more »

Weed Capitals of the Country: Let’s Compare

Alaska, Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Washington, D.C. have legalized marijuana for recreational use. In Alaska, adults 21 and older can now transport, buy or possess up to an ounce of marijuana and six plants. Oregon voters approved a similar measure allowing adults to posses up to an ounce of marijuana in public and eight ounces… Read more »

Uses for Industrial Hemp

In a recent blog, Ms. Mary Staffing covered the differences between industrial hemp and cannabis and explained that the term “industrial hemp” is used to refer to mainly the stalk part of the Cannabis Sativa plant while “cannabis” (marijuana) is used to refer to the “buds” or flowery part of the plant that people smoke… Read more »

States on the Brink of Legalized Cannabis

All eyes were on Washington and Colorado in November of 2012 as both states had initiatives on their ballots to legalize the recreational use and possession of marijuana. Surprisingly, both states’ initiatives passed by almost identical margins (56% – 44%, roughly) on November 6, 2012. Immediately, these two states became “guinea pigs” for the entire… Read more »

What are Dabs?

Dabs, in the simplest terms, are a processed form of marijuana where the THC concentration is much higher than in the flower form or even in traditional hash. Dabs are also known as wax, oil, or any of a dozen names based on the particular form the concentrate takes, such as honeycomb, shatter, or budder.