Most informed dabbers have evolved their methods beyond heating the nail until it’s flushed with a red glow, then scorching away the vibrant terpenes. Instead, they’ve expounded their admiration for the carb cap. In my opinion, a good dab doesn’t …Read More »
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Inflammation is cited as the cause of most discomfort for patients who are diagnosed with a variety of conditions. The biochemical processes of inflammation are controlled by gene expression and complex signaling. Nuclear factor-kB (NF-kb) controls transcription the parts of …Read More »
Founded in 2010, The Weed Blog is a cannabis news, information, and advocacy site that is hosted by The Maven, an expert-driven, group media network, whose innovative platform serves, by invitation-only, a coalition of professional, independent channel partners. The Weed …Read More »
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It’s always exciting to watch new states come online with signature adult-use cannabis products, and Nevada has been no exception. Below, meet a few of the hottest additions to the market, including a Super Sour Diesel, a jazzy citrus-flavored cartridge, …Read More »
Is Interpening Legit, or Just Difficult? When students reach Level 2 of the interpening program, they must take a test in which they plot anonymous strains on the indica to sativa spectrum using only their nose–and only about 10 percent …Read More »
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As you painstakingly turn your grinder against the resistance of sticky resin, you may have at one point thought to yourself, “why doesn’t my dispensary sell cannabis that’s already ground?” If you pack a lot of joints or vaporize your flower, …Read More »
Ben Cassiday is the co-founder of True Terpenes, a company that extracts and distills naturally occurring terpenes harvested from a variety of organically grown plants.
In this episode of the Shaping Fire podcast hosted by Shango Los, Ben and Shango discuss the many commercial applications of raw terpenes, how terpene extracts are affecting the cannabis industry on a wide scale, and where commercial-grade terpenes usually come from.