Welcome to The Human Side of Cannabis, a reputable source for cannabis education.  This educational blog series is crafted to teach you about the cannabis plant, its product lines and how to incorporate it into your lifestyle.  The Human Side of Cannabis is curated by three industry experts with a combined 18 years of experience in the legal cannabis market. We encourage you to start this series from the beginning (page 3) and read through it chronologically as the series builds on itself.  It can also be used to research and learn about specific topics.  However you use it, we hope it guides you on your cannabis journey.  If you have any questions or would like to suggest a topic for a future article, please feel free to reach out to us at info@citysessionsdenver.com.

  • The Endocannabinoid System & You

    To begin to understand the symbiotic relationship between our bodies and cannabis it is essential to know about the Edocannabinoid System.  Discovered in the 1990s by the famed Israeli researcher, Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, the Endocannabinoid System is an integral, highly complex network of receptors in the brain and body. These receptors accept cannabinoids & terpenes; the Cannabinoid 1 (CB1) receptor plays into our nervous system...
  • Cannabinoids & Terpenes: The Cannabis Experience

    Have you ever wondered what it is about the cannabis plant that produces the effects we know and desire? The main chemical compounds created by the cannabis flowers are called cannabinoids, and each produces a different effect.  Terpenes, the aromatic compounds of the plant, are naturally found in flowers, fruits and vegetables and are known to be the catalyst that drives the desired high in...
  • A Little Lesson on Sativa, Indica, & Hybrids

    If you have been around cannabis before, you may have heard the terms Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid. These refer to the different species, or varieties, of the cannabis plant. There is also Hemp which is low in THC and high in CBD and in the past has been mostly used for industrial purposes (i.e. paper, rope, textiles, etc). Today, Hemp derived CBD products can be...
  • A Brief History of Cannabis

    Cannabis, Marijuana, Reefer, Pot. This plant goes by many names and has a rich and diverse history that many are unfamiliar with. We have compiled a little history of cannabis to help you better understand its long term relationship with Man. The oldest record of cannabis dates back to China, circa 2900 BC. Emperor Fu Hsi, who is credited with bringing civilization to China, made...
  • Introduction to The Human Side of Cannabis:

    We at City Sessions would like to formally welcome you to The Human Side of Cannabis. In this blog series, we will explore the different relationships that people have with the plant, its beneficial properties, and the culture that thrives around it in an effort to promote cannabis education. Here in Colorado, we are in an experimental microcosm where it is legal to purchase and...