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Education
// August 9, 2017

It is easier to fool someone than to convince him he is being fooled. I asked my relatively rational, well-rounded friend what he thinks weed does for the average consumer and he replied, “it makes them question authority.” He wasn’t just referring to the “fuck the police” attitude that stoners and non-stoners alike may resonate…

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Education
// July 31, 2017
mounted police beach

Weed has been illegal around North America since the 1930s, and there are likely dozens of reasons for this. The true cultural and political motivations for cannabis prohibition have developed a mythical dimension in public discourse. Class, race and gender figure into the removal of weed from public life and the role of these factors…

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Education
// June 16, 2017
Close up Psychologist's chair

Modeled after the work of Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst C.G. Jung, the proverbial “big 5” personality measure lists five traits through which our personalities are formed. Openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism, or “OCEAN” are the five main personality characteristics which build the widely popular 16 Myers-Briggs personality types. Jung’s theory of personality types spawned…

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Education
// May 19, 2017
THC CBD Tincture

What is CBD? CBD has been a hot topic in the medical marijuana community recently, and for good reason. The compound cannabidiol (commonly referred to as CBD) has a remarkable potential to combat a plethora of ailments, from depression to epilepsy and depression. You probably already know that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the active compound in…

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Education
// May 4, 2017
shiva statue

Cannabis has been utilized in spiritual practices for centuries, spanning cultures throughout the world. Its earliest known roots are in Hinduism, and it has touched Muslim and Taoist traditions. Its latest and most infamous influence is in Rastafarianism. From ancient India to Greece to the Caribbean, Cannabis has connected people to God, nature, and the…

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Education
// April 18, 2017
mantra meditation yoga master

Yoga means “union [between the self and God].” If you’re of a more secular persuasion, you can interpret the union as being between the body and mind. The words used in Mantra meditation tend to express either gratitude towards the Godhead/mind (e.g. “I bow to the great teacher”) or contemplation regarding virtuous behaviour (e.g. “I…

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Education
// February 8, 2017
Rosin Marijuana Packs at Wealth Shop

More and more cannabis consumers are starting to use cannabis concentrates rather than smoking flowers, and the newest option on the market is called Rosin. Rosin is a solventless concentrate, made using a technique that utilizes heat and pressure to extract cannabinoids from the marijuana plant. It is unique because it does not involve the…

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Education
// January 31, 2017
Authentic old school zig zags

We pay so much attention to the quality of our bud: how it looks, how it smells, how it’s been grown, so on and so forth. But we forget that the rolling papers we use also contribute to our overall smoking experience. With so many brands and styles of papers on the market, it can…

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Education
// January 26, 2017
THC CBD Cannabis Tinctures

Simply put, tinctures are an alcohol or oil-based extractions from herbs, and an effective, ancient method of consuming plant medicines. For years people have been creating these extractions to treat a plethora of ailments. In fact, tinctures are the first noted method of consuming cannabis! Nowadays we’re able to create very precise extractions that feature…

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Education
// January 21, 2017
Marijuana indica bud

If you walk into Wealth Shop, you’ll see a large selection of strains separated into two sets: indica and sativa (and their hybrids). Cannabis is categorized this way because the two species have different physiologies, histories, and effects on the consumer. In the image above, the indica is to the left and sativa is to…

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