We tried it: Wunder’s Higher Vibes blackberry lemon weed drink

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The cannabis beverage game is a tricky one. While weed drinks are marketed as alcohol alternatives, the reality is that THC alone is not a social lubricant. Drinking alcohol turns you out. You become social, silly, and careless to the point of regret. Cannabis, especially isolated THC, tends to turn you inward. You become introspective, vibey, and more hungry for … Read More

Ask a budtender: Does CBD really counteract the effects of THC?

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Lorena Cupcake, voted “best budtender in Chicago,” has answered hundreds of questions from cannabis shoppers and patients during their time as a budtender. And now they’re turning that experience into a monthly advice column, Ask a budtender. Got a question for Cupcake? Submit it to askabudtender@weedmaps.com. Dear Cupcake, I know that CBD blocks THC from binding with CB1 receptors. I’ve … Read More

Ask a budtender: Does CBD really counteract the effects of THC?

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Lorena Cupcake, voted “best budtender in Chicago,” has answered hundreds of questions from cannabis shoppers and patients during their time as a budtender. And now they’re turning that experience into a monthly advice column, Ask a budtender. Got a question for Cupcake? Submit it to askabudtender@weedmaps.com. Dear Cupcake, I know that CBD blocks THC from binding with CB1 receptors. I’ve … Read More

The strains that made 420

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420 is the single most recognizable thing about cannabis culture. And it wouldn’t exist without a group of hooligans named the Waldos who got together at 4:20 pm every day to get stoned and go search for a secret patch of cannabis. Recently, I hopped on a call with Waldo Dave Reddix and Waldo Jeff Noel to discuss the Waldos … Read More

The strains that made 420

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420 is the single most recognizable thing about cannabis culture. And it wouldn’t exist without a group of hooligans named the Waldos who got together at 4:20 pm every day to get stoned and go search for a secret patch of cannabis. Recently, I hopped on a call with Waldo Dave Reddix and Waldo Jeff Noel to discuss the Waldos … Read More