Cannabis 101

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Understanding Sublingual Cannabis Consumption

A variety of methods for consuming cannabis are available to patients and adult consumers, including smoking, vaporization, edibles, tinctures, topicals, and sublingual oils and tinctures. Possibly the safest and most efficacious of these consumption routes—yet ironically the least understood—is sublinguals (which are applied under the tongue, a region known as the oral mucosa or mucosa membrane). This route […]

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Cannabis Efficacy: Inhalation vs. Ingestion

Many patients and consumers are aware that cannabis can be both inhaled, via smoke or vapor, and also eaten, such as when infused into baked goods or beverages. Both routes deliver medicinal benefits and psychoactivity for users. That’s where the similarities between these two methods ends, however. The biggest differences between the two most popular […]

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Understanding Terpenes: Pinene

Welcome to the Strainprint Community Understanding Terpenes Series. This collection of text articles focuses on providing patients with a better understanding of the medical benefits of terpenes, the group of 200 molecules produced by the cannabis herb that have been shown to provide a wide range of efficacies, including analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of value in […]

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Understanding Terpenes: Myrcene

Welcome to the Strainprint Community Understanding Terpenes Series. This collection of text articles focuses on providing patients with a better understanding of the medical benefits of terpenes, the group of 200 molecules produced by the cannabis herb that have been proven to provide a wide range of efficacies, including analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of value in […]

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Decarbing your Cannabis: A simple guide

What is decarb? If there is one thing you need to know about cannabis when venturing into the world of DIY cannabis products, it’s decarboxylation. The word decarb is a slang term/abbreviation of the word decarboxylation. Decarboxylation is the scientific name for the process of turning the THCa and CBDa in your dried cannabis into the active […]

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Looking for an LP? We have all the info you need!

Selecting a Licensed Producer can be one of the most confusing and overwhelming decisions a patient can make. As Data Nerds ourselves, we’ve got you covered! The charts below highlight everything from contact information to product selection and compassionate pricing.

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What is Cannabis Sativa? Understanding Its Background and Benefits

For thousands of years, people have used cannabis plants for therapeutic, nutritional, and even practical everyday purposes. In fact, one of the major findings from the ancient world happened in 1997, when a 26,900 year-old hemp rope dating from the Upper Paleolithic Age was discovered in Czechoslovakia. The plant is theorized to have first developed on the steppes of Central Asia, […]

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Edible Oils – How to use Cannabis Oil

Even though the discussion of cannabis has become less taboo over the years, sifting through the haze (pardon the pun) of information can be a daunting task in and of itself. With the recent legalization of cannabis here in Canada, and in anticipation of an increase in doctor prescribed medical cannabis, new users might find […]

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How (and why) to make cannabis suppositories

What are suppositories? Suppositories are a medicine delivery system that are inserted into the vagina or rectum. They are most commonly used to treat symptoms in the pelvic area like vaginal thrush or haemorrhoids, but can also be used for other conditions when the stomach doesn’t absorb oral medications properly or the patient finds it […]