Tagged in "strains"

Potent explores the various strains of marijuana.

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 ...

Inca Ink From Mama Coca by Antonil

Aunt Mary
in Culture

A first-rate book can also be a letdown when seeds of greatness sprout in the opening leaves only to wither before harvest. Mama Coca is the best on the subject since W. Golden Mortimer's turn-of-the-...

Stoner Stocking Stuffers

Hydro Wilson
in Buyer's Guide

It is that time of year again to indulge in the latest and greatest stoner stocking stuffers! The holidays have finally arrived and the stress of shopping will soon kick in. Whether you are on the sea...

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...

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...