What are Terpenes and What do they do?

what are terpenes
Terpenes may just be some of the most underappreciated compounds within the plant, doing their work silently in the background to produce their many therapeutic benefits. We’ve become aware of the effects of cannabinoids such as THC and CBD as they become more well known and commonplace in society.  So we have a rough understanding of what cannabinoids are, but...

Stoner Steve’s Strain of the Month for June: Critical Jack

Critical Jack
I’m not usually a sativa kinda guy, I tend to prefer the heavy bodily and mental effects of indica varieties. In such a fast paced world, I look for something to mellow me out - not pump me up! However, every now and then I come across a sativa that is just too good to ignore, and this month...

Why Does Weed Make Your Eyes Red?

why does weed make your eyes red
Many of us are all too aware of the red-eye-Jedi phenomenon. You’ve just smoked up and you start to feel your eyes get a bit heavy, next thing you look in the mirror and your eyes are the same colour as a cherry pie.  This is more true for some than others as everyone is different. However, most of us...

What is the Ideal Age to Start Consuming Cannabis?

ideal age to start consuming cannabis
We’ve all heard about multiple reports and studies telling you that consuming cannabis from a young age is not ideal and can have potential negative health implications. But what is the ideal age to start consuming cannabis?  The Legal Age Debate  Researchers believe that the minimum legal age to buy and consume any form of cannabis should be 19 years old....

New York Bans Pre-Employment Cannabis Testing

New York bans pre-employment cannabis testing
New York bans pre-employment cannabis testing - a huge step forward for the cannabis community. The new law, which took effect in the middle of May, and bans companies from requiring pre-employment testing for marijuana. The only exceptions to this are job applications that are considered safety-sensitive. However, what exactly constitutes a safety-sensitive position is up for debate. The bill...

The Difference Between Cannabis Flower and Hash(ish)

Even though both raw cannabis flower and hashish are made from the same plant, they have quite a different nature. Here we’re going to fill you in on some of the differences and give you the hash introduction, so you can experiment and get goofed any way you like.  Cannabis  Cannabis is a more general term that refers to the plant...

4 Weed Strains for People Who Love Spicy Flavours

cannabis strains
Weed is magical, in a number of fantastic ways - one of those being their unique flavour profiles. I've noted that many people enjoy the herbal and spicy notes of various cannabis strains. After noticing this trend I thought I'd find some of the more common strains in which you can find these spicy and herbal terpene blends: Jack Herer...

Who’s Still Buying R653M Worth of Brick Weed?

brick weed
Oh brick weed, we’ve all been there. At one time or another, we’ve all partaken in a little bit of brick weed, compressed to no end - making it that much harder to pick out seeds and stems. This compressed brick weed makes up much of the illicit global cannabis market, often consisting of relatively cheap and poor quality...

Should you Mix Cannabis and Alcohol?

mixing cannabis and alcohol
Alcohol and cannabis are the two most commonly consumed recreational substances. Although alcohol is legal just about everywhere, there are some serious harms associated with it. While cannabis is also extremely popular, it is still criminalised in many parts of the world and has been for the last century. So it should be of no surprise that mixing cannabis...

Kicking Off Cannabis Education with Cheeba Africa

Cheeba Cannabis Academy
South Africa is, unfortunately, quite far behind the Western world when it comes to cannabis. The plant is still heavily stigmatised and misunderstood, creating the need for education on this plant. We have seen the rise of brands who bring education to the people in the form of articles and so on, but no local entities have introduced a...