• Microdosing Cannabis: A Lifestyle

    The way in which we use and consume cannabis is changing.  Now that cannabis is legal for adult use in 20% of the United States and for medical use in 66% of the United States we are experiencing cannabis like we never have before. Legal markets have opened the doors for new technologies to be introduced to this industry.  We have seen an incredible amount...
  • Five Things to Know Before Trying Edibles

    By now, you are probably aware that there are many ways to consume cannabis.  One of the most popular and fun ways to consume is with edible products.  Edibles provide the consumer with a full-body high that is relaxing and long-lasting, however, it can be easy to over-consume edibles and end up much higher than you had planned.  We have put together this guide of...
  • Bioavailability & Consumption Methods – What’s Right For You?

    We have come a long way in a very short amount of time when it comes to the science behind cannabis. A few short years ago you either smoked it, or you made brownies, and those were the consumption methods. Five years after legalization, we have many different cannabis consumption methods available as we covered in Exploring Cannabis Products. Consumers can smoke, vape, ingest or...
  • Exploring Cannabis Products

    For those of you who are new to the world of cannabis, the wide array of options to consume can be very overwhelming. Cannabis can be ingested, inhaled and applied topically to the body. As mentioned, our differing body chemistries play a role in how each consumption method will affect the individual. To cover the basics, there are 4 main methods of cannabis consumption: Inhalation:...
  • THC & CBD: A Symbiotic Relationship

    Now that we have a basic understanding of the cannabis compounds that control our high in Cannabinoids & Terpenes: The Cannabis Experience, let’s delve a little deeper into the most commonly used cannabinoids: THC and CBD.  Although cannabis research is still in its early stages, THC and CBD are at the forefront of most studies as they are the most prevalent, sought out cannabinoids. Although...
  • The Endocannabinoid System & You

    To begin to understand the symbiotic relationship between our bodies and cannabis it is essential to know about the Endocannabinoid 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...