Before the days of legalization, few people in modern times knew anything about marijuana except that it got you "stoned." But the last decade has led to a growing awareness of the core differences between the various cannabis subspecies – cannabis sativa, cannabis indica and cannabis ruderalis – as well as the nuances among countless strains. While some certainly still view it all as “pot,” most people who consume marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes recognize that these three subspecies have vastly different applications. When coupled with the proper knowledge and intent, cannabis can become a core part of a daily health routine that promotes balance and total wellness.
At Harvest, we’ve spent a lot of time exploring the physical health benefits of CBD (otherwise known as cannabidiol). Although this non-psychotropic part of the cannabis plant has historically not been as widely used as its THC co-component, CBD’s healing properties are becoming more popular every day. We’re seeing consumers and patients everywhere search for ways to get more CBD in their lives, without breaking out their lighters.
For medical cannabis patients who are advised not to smoke the medicine—or for anyone who just doesn’t want to—there are a number of options. One of the most popular methods is to use a vaporizer. Like smoking, inhaling vaporized medical cannabis provides almost immediate relief, but because vaporized cannabinoids are released at a much lower temperature, you will not have to breathe in combusted smoke or non-cannabinoid material, making vaporizing an attractive, healthy alternative to patients who want the quick onset of cannabinoid potency, without the potential harshness of smoke.We've got some answers to common questions about vaporizing medical cannabis.
On Tuesday, June 26th, the Arizona Court of Appeals handed down a ruling in the case of State of Arizona v. Rodney Christopher Jones, which declared the manufacture, sale, and possession of certain medical marijuana concentrates illegal in Arizona.