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Trichome

TrichomeTrichomes are crystalized glands that produce resin on a marijuana plant. Often referred to as “sticky little hairs”, these glands are not actually hairs or crystals (although they’re still very beautiful close-up). Instead, they’re specific parts of the plant...

Intoxicating

Intoxicating Any substance that can cause you to lose control of your faculties and alter your behavior is considered intoxicating. Almost all illegal drugs have intoxicating properties, although worldwide most intoxication cases are attributed to alcohol....

Psychoactive

Psychoactive Any chemical substance that can enter the brain from the bloodstream and directly affect the central nervous system is considered psychoactive. Many psychoactive substances have medical applications (such as anesthetics, psychiatric drugs, etc.), but some...

THC

THC The most abundant constituent of the cannabis plant and a strongly psychoactive cannabinoid, THC is responsible for getting “high” from smoking marijuana and, as a result, its production and usage are strictly regulated.

CBD

CBD  A naturally occurring cannabinoid, and the second most abundant constituent of the Cannabis plant. CBD is legal and safe to consume, yet has long been in the shadow of THC.

Cannabis

CannabisA type of flowering plant that includes three distinct variations: Cannabis ruderalis, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis sativa. Cannabis has a wide range of industrial and medical applications. It has been used since antiquity for its sturdy fiber, for oils, and...

Hemp

Hemp refers to the high-growing varieties of cannabis that are grown to be specifically used for fiber, oil, and seeds. These are then refined into numerous products including wax, resin, cloth, pulp, paper, rope, fuel, and hemp oil.

Errl

Errl Another nickname for BHO or Butane Hash Oil.

Dispensary

Dispensary A dispensary is a store that legally sells marijuana in a variety of forms, as well as other products, including paraphernalia and clothing. Depending on where you are in the country, one will find medical and recreational dispensaries, which offer product...

Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids The chemical compounds found in the Cannabis plant that offers a variety of health benefits. Cannabinoids are a large class of compounds that act on the brains cannabinoid receptors in cells that repress neurotransmitter release. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or...

Budtender

Budtender A bud tender is dispensary employee, similar to a pharmacist, who works behind the counter and showcases the stores different products. They are usually very knowledgeable and will help guide you through your marijuana experience. Remember, they are there to...

Backcross

BackcrosA backcross is a type of breeding that allows the transfer of a desired trait from parent to offspring. Unlike traditional breeding, backcrossing breeds a plant with one of its parents. This process creates a hybrid plant that is genetically more similar to...