Healthier Habits When Getting High

by Karen Jans Most folks already know that consuming cannabis is a significantly healthier alternative to other activities, like smoking cigarettes, imbibing alcohol, or licking doorknobs. But here at The Joint, our staff often hear even seasoned smokers engaging in some unhealthy habits in an attempt to stay high. However, research shows some of these tactics can do more harm than good. Here are a few tips on how to get high in healthier ways and tone down all that hacking and coughing:   Stop holding in your hits. Even veteran tokers will swear that taking a hit and holding it in as long as you can will get you higher. But several studies have shown that holding hits has no effect on the experience [...]

By |2016-12-07T21:27:22+00:00April 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weed versus Hemp. What Are the Differences?

By Karen Jans As access to cannabis products increase across the country, misinformation continues to crop up about the stoney, sought-after crop. What’s the real relationship between hemp and weed and what can hemp be used for? According to a 1976 study by the International Association of Plant Taxonomy, “both hemp varieties and marijuana varieties are the same genus, Cannabis, and the same species, Cannabis sativa. Further, there are countless varieties that fall into further classification within the species Cannabis sativa.” So does that mean there’s no difference between hemp and weed? Well, yes and no. The real distinction is a matter of semantics, rather than science. According to Canadian researcher, Ernest Small, who first created the classification between hemp and marijuana, “there is not [...]

By |2016-12-07T21:27:22+00:00April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sticky Frog (Phat Panda) – Blue Dream Shatter

Blue Dream is a Sativa-dominant hybrid originally from California. It’s a cross of Blueberry, a top-ranking Indica, and Haze, an uplifting Sativa. Blue Dream has always been one of my favorite strains and has been considered “a staple strain” in the cannabis community. I like its buzzy, creative effects and sweet flavor. According to Leafly.com, Blue Dream takes the cake as Washington state’s #1 favorite strain. You’ll find that most cannabis retailers carry this strain, so it’s really worth trying if you haven’t already.   Besides flower and prerolls of Blue Dream, we also carry Blue Dream concentrates. My favorite right now is Sticky Frog’s shatter. The flavor of this oil is uncompromised; it has a crisp, sweet aftertaste with subtle undertones of berry and [...]

By |2016-12-07T21:27:22+00:00March 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments