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Indoor Marijuana Growing Advice

Hydro Wilson
in Science

Do not use any soil whatsoever. Instead, use a prepackaged soil-less mix. Three good brands commonly available are Premier Pro-Mix BX BioFungicide, Sun Gro Metro Mix, and Roots Organics, along with ma...

Why Is Weed Different Colors?

Johnny Hash
in Science

Would you rather eat skittles and taste the rainbow or would you prefer to take in its colors while preparing a fat joint? After that reflective puff, you gaze at your stash thinking why is weed diffe...

What Are Moon Rocks?

Wendy Weedler
in Science

Moon rocks are a new form of combined marijuana that have gotten very popular as smoking becomes more mainstream. Gaining in popularity, new varieties are being created every day, and many celebrity t...

Understanding Cannabinoids

Ed Green
in Science

Understanding cannabinoids as a layman seems to be only slightly less confusing than understanding them as a scientist. That’s not entirely true, but we are talking about a system within the human body with who-knows-how-many receptors and we’ve identified exactly two in the last twenty years. Which is great, because new science is fun, and the concept of understanding cannabinoids is definitely new science.

Does Smoking Weed Improve Your Workout?

Wendy Weedler
in Science

I've received this question many times: people wanting to know if they can smoke weed to improve their workout. This is a very particular topic where people are either misinformed or simply don't know the answer. The fact is, medical marijuana, when used appropriately and correctly prescribed, can improve your work out. There is a link between exercise and cannabis. Cannabis has been the main topic of a discussion in trying to determine if it should be used as part of a sport training program. O...

What Are Cannabis Concentrates?

Potent Staff
in Science

What are cannabis concentrates? Broadly speaking, a concentrate is anything that is made up of compounds extracted from marijuana, usually either THC or CBD. There are many different methods of extraction and each one results in a different product. The starting material can also influence what specific product is produced. Concentrates are appealing to those who are looking for a stronger effect or high. It is also desirable for those who are looking for efficiency with their consumption, as a ...

Best Cannabis Strains for Sleep

Potent Staff
in Science

Medical marijuana is used to remedy several conditions that may include insomnia, severe pain and anxiety. It is important to note that medical marijuana doesn’t treat the aforementioned conditions but rather serves to relieve them as symptoms of an underlying illness. Concerning sleep disorders, several varieties of marijuana are known to be particularly helpful. In this article, I shall discuss several strains generally regarded as the best cannabis strains for sleep. Marijuana is a naturally ...

Various Questions About Various Drugs

Johnny Hash
in Science

Potent is constantly receiving emails from their readers about different drugs, and while we generally keep them genre specific, this week we decided to include inquiries about a variety of topics. Be...

Marijuana Growing FAQ

Johnny Hash
in Science

Once again I find myself answering a slew of questions that readers are asking Potent staff about all things cannabis. I am always fascinated by the questions. With all the possible answers one can lo...

Magic Mushrooms FAQ

Johnny Hash
in Science

Though I generally deal with the questions regarding ganjacation, Potent staff put me up to the test of answering the emails received regarding those wonderful magic mushrooms. Turns out I know more t...

Albizzia: The Legal Happiness Herb

David McCleary
in Science

With depression as one of the leading ailments in Western Society, any herb that has properties to relieve it are of great interest. Albizzia julibrissin or Silk Tree is one such plant. The legal happ...

Cannabis Questions and Answers

Johnny Hash
in Science

Once again I find myself answering emails that come to the Potent staff about all things cannabis. I am always fascinated by the questions. With all the possible answers one can look up on line, I thi...

How to Train a Dog to Sniff Weed

Jeremy Frommer
in Science

The US Customs Service has intercepted hundreds of millions of dollars of marijuana each year with the super-smelling ability of specially trained dogs, who essentially think finding weed is but a gam...

Marijuana and Breastfeeding

Banji Ganchrow
in Science

So you want to have a baby. The doctor tells you all of the things you cannot do when you are pregnant. Kind of makes you wonder why you wanted to get pregnant in the first place. I can't drink? I can...

Crash Course in Cannabis Education

Wendy Weedler
in Science

Guess what? Marijuana is a very useful plant – and not just for smoking! Over the plant’s long history with human civilization, it has had a wide variety of functions; from industrial to medical appli...

Frequently Asked Marijuana Questions

Johnny Hash
in Science

Potent media sends me all the inbound emails to Potent asking for cannabis guidance. I fashion myself more of a cannabis connoisseur then a marijuana advice column, but I am happy to answer the consta...