Genetically Modified Organisms: Understanding GMOs As Cannabis Becomes a Mainstay in Agriculture

GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, paint the covers of health magazines, newspaper headlines, and health food campaigns, just to name the most obvious places the term appears. They are a

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The DEA Reverses Its Stance on Several Cannabis Issues, But Keeps Misinformation Up On its Website

Back in August of 2016, the DEA published a filing stating that cannabis users were not more likely than non-users to suffer mental illness, a reversal of the agency’s previous

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The Metabolism Behind Different Cannabis Delivery Methods

Though smoking (and with that, vaporizing) is the most commonly encountered mode of delivering cannabis into the body, the physical, chemical, and biological properties of cannabinoids and terpenoids mean that

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Cannabis in California: Guidelines from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation

As cannabis in California finds its place at the forefront of the legislative arena, states are publishing resource materials to provide governing transparency and assurance to state and local constituents. These

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A Closer Look at Cannabis DNA

While our introductory article on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gave a general overview of the techniques, principles, and opinions behind genetic engineering, we must take a closer look at its

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DEA Removes Misinformation From Its Website After Americans for Safer Access Files Landmark Lawsuit

On December 5, 2016, the non-profit group, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to demand that the Drug Enforcement Administration

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Taking Care of Your Pipe: A Guide to Glass Maintenance

Whether you’ve got a collection of pipes that you’re constantly curating or a single, trusty pipe you’ve had for years, glass maintenance is an oft-ignored part of cannabis use that is

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Beers A-Blazing: Check Out this Cannabis-Infused Beer Line

The Great American Beer Festival, around since 1982, is an annual celebration and competition where brewers from all around the nation show up to put their bubbly brews to the

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Recreational Cannabis and the 2016 Election: A History of Cannabis Legalization in California

This year during the general election cycle, the passage of California’s Proposition 64 legalized recreational marijuana use, possession, and cultivation in the state. As of the beginning of 2016, recreational

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Gourmet Cannabis Cooking: A New Level of Edibles

While most everyone is familiar with the snack variety of edibles — we’re talking brownies and space cakes– there is a whole new echelon of edibles that are making their

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Best Hiking in Southern California

While you’re out hiking, pick up one of THC Design’s strains to take along. The Hollywood Sign Hike Nothing says California like a trip up to its quintessential landmark, the

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Optimizing the Light Spectrum: Why THC Design Grows Its Cannabis Indoors

Cultivating plants at a large scale is a big undertaking. Being at the mercy of the whims of the natural light spectrum, and attempting to weather unpredictable growing conditions and

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Could Cannabis Alleviate The Nation’s Addiction to Opioids?

Opioid addiction is one of the major drug epidemics in U.S. history. In 2015 alone, approximately 33,000 people died of opioid overdoses. And between 1999 and 2014, nearly 200,000 Americans

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Does Freezing Cannabis Help it Keep Longer?

As anyone who keeps a surplus of cannabis handy knows, your supply will keep longer if the proper precautions are taken. Protecting your cannabis from humidity, light exposure, and mold

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Outdoor Growing: Unique Flavors When Nature’s Doing the Work

Outdoor growing is lauded for its ease of maintenance (just let the sun, wind, and rain do all the work!) and unique flavors. Given the right conditions, outdoor-grown cannabis can

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Canadian government to fund clinical trial to investigate CBD and THC as treatment option against epilepsy

A new, highly anticipated clinical trial in medical marijuana treatments against severe epileptic diseases such as Dravet Syndrome is slated to begin enrolling in early 2017. Tilray, one of Canada’s

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