• Why You Should Talk To Your Doctor About Cannabis

    It’s no secret that Americans are the most over-prescribed population in the world.  A 2016 study conducted by the Federal Government found that about 45% (119 million) of Americans over the age of 12 are taking some sort of prescription pain reliever, tranquilizer, sedative or stimulant.  This is a staggering statistic.  Our population consumes a substantial amount of chemicals, many of which have interactions with...
  • Do You Know What’s in Your Cannabis? 

    Cannabis legalization has brought about a new age of cultivating where cannabis is meeting commercial agriculture.  Prior to legalization, the majority of cannabis was being grown in basements, garages, and closets.  Now we are seeing cannabis being grown in state of the art cultivation facilities that have high-quality systems in place to ensure environmental control, nutrient delivery and a regulated standard of cleanliness that is...
  • A Summer Guide for Growing Cannabis

    The seasons are changing here in Colorado.  The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and mother earth is beginning to come back to life.  Now is the time that growers across the state of Colorado are preparing their gardens for the upcoming season.  Many folks are germinating new genetics, building their soils and constructing their cultivation spaces.  Spring is here, and that…

  • Why Cannabis Education is Important

    We’re living in a historic time here in the United States.  As cannabis legalization continues to gain more momentum, we are seeing more and more people bring this incredible plant into their lives. The negative stigmas' surrounding cannabis are beginning to fade and we are heading in a brave new direction.  An incredible amount of new research and information is coming out about this plant...
  • Healing with Cannabis – Full Spectrum v.s. Isolate Extracts

    Since the start of legal cannabis here in the United States, we have seen a serious increase in popularity in cannabis concentrates.  Concentrates and extracts have created an entirely new market, as well as an entirely new way for medical cannabis and recreational cannabis users to consume cannabis.  Concentrates deliver a highly potent dose of cannabinoids to the user and often contain a full spectrum…

  • Hemp v.s. Cannabis – What’s the Difference?

    Whether you live in a state where cannabis is legal, or still remains illegal, you have probably heard the word hemp thrown around in conversation.  The hemp plant has been in the news a lot lately, and with the federal government passing the 2018 Farm Bill in the last weeks of 2018, hemp is now legal to farm across the United States.  For decades, this…

  • Cannabis in Relationships

    As living, intelligent beings, we are constantly looking to connect with people and the world around us. As we discussed in our first blog, A Brief History of Cannabis, humankind has been using the cannabis plant for centuries, not only medicinally, but spiritually as well. Cannabis was an important ingredient in many holy oils and sacred medicines as it was considered to be a plant that…

  • Not All Edibles Are Created Equal

    In the late 90s and early 2000s states around the U.S. began to legalize medical cannabis programs.  The creation of these programs was the beginning of cannabis-related healing coming into mainstream American culture.  Many people who suffer from chronic medical conditions began to experiment with cannabis and found therapeutic relief from their ailments.  One product line in particular that many people found to help them…

  • The Many Faces of Cannabis Consumers

    Although the stigma surrounding cannabis has begun to fade away, there are still many people who still believe the old stereotypes of the lazy stoner who just sits around and smokes pot, contributing nothing to society.  This stereotype could not be farther from the truth.  The truth of the matter is that cannabis doesn’t discriminate.  In our work with City Sessions, touring people from around...
  • Four Signs You Have A Great Budtender

    Budtenders are the customer service professionals that work at a dispensary and help customers choose products.  Budtenders play a crucial role in the retail experience at the dispensary.  Their attitude, knowledge base and level of customer service can make or break a customer’s experience.  Dispensaries depend on their knowledge and expertise to educate consumers and sell them on the products that are right for them. …