Human Side of Cannabis | City Sessions

  • 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 vs. 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

    Edibles are a great way to find relief from a wide variety of ailments.  These products offer a discreet delivery system paired with a stronger, longer-lasting effect. But not all edibles are created equal. History 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...
  • 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. ...
  • First Time Shopping at a Dispensary FAQ’s

    The first time walking into a recreational/adult-use dispensary is an experience that most people never forget.  Seeing shelves of a retail store packed with cannabis is a sight that many people have been waiting a lifetime to see.  The experience of shopping at a dispensary is unique as well.  The budtenders are there to help answer your questions and teach you about the various products...
  • The Blurred Lines Between Medical and Recreational Cannabis

    October 17th, 2018 marked a monumental moment when Canada’s cannabis legalization went into full effect.  Our neighbors to the north have changed the game with concern to cannabis on a global scale. With Canada poised to be the largest international export of cannabis globally, it has gotten us thinking about the future of cannabis here in the United States.  Since legalization in Colorado and Washington,...
  • The Differences Between Medical and Adult Use Cannabis

    In 2009, the voters in Colorado voted in favor of bringing medical cannabis to the Centennial State.  Four short years later, recreational cannabis, properly referred to as adult-use cannabis was also voted into law.  With both programs living side by side, many people have wondered what is the difference between medical and adult-use cannabis? Medical The medical cannabis program in Colorado allows citizens age 18...