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What are Terpenes in Marijuana?

Category: Culture | Posted on Fri, January, 13th 2017 by THCFinder

While the rise of CBD marked 2015 and the flood of CBD rich and CBD-only products illuminated 2016, this is the year of the terpene (Turr-Peeen), or Terp for short.

A term from your organic chemistry textbook; a simplified definition says: Terpenes are easily evaporated fragile scent molecules used by plants, fungi, and other living organisms to attract pollinators (Roses), repel herbivores (Lemons), and attract predators of herbivores (1). For example, read about the relationship between parasitic wasps and corn.

This definition leaves most people asking, what does that have to do with my medicine? To make things easier, I have digested a definition of terpenes for the cannabis community:

Read More:https://www.theweedblog.com/terpenes/


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Can Cannabis Rescue the Opioid Overdose Epidemic in 2017?

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Fri, January, 13th 2017 by THCFinder

2017 needs to be the year we fight back against the opioid epidemic. We will use the greatest weapon—cannabis.

Is this wishful thinking? Is there scientific justification to this speculation?

My wife is a resident physician in Seattle’s trendy Capitol Hill neighborhood. Early in her residency, she was musing with her colleagues over their challenging patient interactions. I chimed in, “How many of your patients are just after pain medication?” One of the residents looked down and shook his head. “Too many. And if we don’t give [opioids] to them, they just keep switching their doctor until they find someone who will.”

And those are the high functioning opioid abusers. Dirty needles on the sidewalk or in empty green spaces off Seattle’s web of multi-use trails are mere shadows of those that have spiraled to heroin.

Read More:http://hightimes.com/medicinal/can-cannabis-rescue-the-opioid-overdose-epidemic-in-2017/


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What strain are you smoking on today?

Category: Fun | Posted on Thu, January, 12th 2017 by THCFinder


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Leaves of Grass - Marijuana Emporium

Category: Videos | Posted on Thu, January, 12th 2017 by THCFinder


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