Learn About Cannabis
Dried flowers derived from the cannabis plant, its two major species are cannabis Sativa and cannabis Indica. Strains of each species produce what’s popularly referred to as “marijuana,” used for both recreational and medicinal purposes.
It grows wild in many of the tropical and temperate areas of the world. It can be grown in almost any climate, and is increasingly cultivated by means of indoor hydroponic technology.
The main active ingredient in cannabis is called delta-9 tetrahydro-cannabinol, commonly known as THC. This is the part of the plant that gives the “high.” There is a wide range of THC potency between cannabis products.
Cannabis is used in three main forms:
Marijuana is made from dried flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant. It is the least potent of all the cannabis products and is usually smoked or made into edible products like cookies or brownies.
Hashish is made from the resin (a secreted gum) of the cannabis plant. It is dried and pressed into small blocks and smoked. It can also be added to food and eaten.
Hash oil, the most potent cannabis product, is a thick oil obtained from hashish.
How to store your cannabis:
Nothing beats a freshly cured batch of sticky buds, perfectly ripe and ready to smoke or vaporize. The problem is that it can go bad over time in several different ways. How you approach this process and choose to store your stash will be the difference in whether you’re still enjoying those same nugs months down the road.