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Potent explores the various strains of marijuana.

Cannabis Monday: Medical Sesh

Erica Fuller
in Culture

“In strict medical terms, marijuana is far safer than many foods we commonly consume. For example, eating 10 raw potatoes can result in a toxic response. By comparison, it is physically impossible to ...

UW by Cannaman Farms

Stefin Bradbury
in Buyer's Guide

Every strain has a story and “UW” is no different. Like all stories, maybe it’s fiction, perhaps it’s based on fact. Or maybe, just maybe like the stories that make up people like you and me, maybe it...

How To Use Cannabis As Medicine

Rachel Colic
in Science

Cannabis has been used as a medicinal plant for millennia. Across continents and throughout every type of society, humans have been using cannabis for health and wellness for longer than mankind has b...

Medical Marijuana Strains for Common Conditions

Wendy Weedler
in Buyer's Guide

In recent years, new legislation has allowed vast, fast growth of medical marijuana strains throughout the country. Currently, over half of the United States has legalized medicinal cannabis in varyin...

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 is Yage?

Frank White
in Culture

An Amazonian Indian paddles a heavy canoe downriver, deep in the hold of South America. The Tunchis, spirits of the dead, call out to him in the medium of bird whistles from the jungle banks. Chullach...

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 ...

Weed Gifts For 8 Days of Hanukkah

Aunt Mary
in Buyer's Guide

What's a Jewish stoner to do? It's that Hanukkah time of year. Time to consider gift giving for that special toker in your life. Most Rabbis have ruled that marijuana is in point of fact kosher, as lo...

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...

How to Travel With Weed

Aunt Mary
in Culture

Traveling with weed is actually easier today then it was in the late 20th century. Technology has certainly played a part, but attitudes at security checks have eased as regards to weed. The combinati...

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 Bogart a Joint

Randy Cobern
in Culture

Since I was a kid, smoking pot behind the gym in high school, I can always remember being the guy that had to be reminded to pass the joint. It wasn't that I was selfish, I was just stoned. I would so...

How to Introduce Cannabis to Your Gen X Parents

Wendy Weedler
in Culture

People do care about smoking good pot. And the people who can afford it will fork over as much as it costs. These days many of the 16 - 20 year old kids, first time users are learning from parents of ...