Ten Reasons To Embrace Low THC

Over the past decade, we’ve heard all about how much stronger cannabis strains are today than they were in the 70’s and 80’s. And while we have seen growers produce strains in the 20-30% ranges, the fact remains that on average THC in most plants will range from 12-18%. Many people select strains based on . . .

Know Your CBD’s

It’s been nearly a decade since the first Cannabidiol (CBD) rich strains grown by Lawrence Ringo were brought to San Diego County. Back then, we couldn’t give it away. People would buy it and then call tell us it didn’t do anything for them. That’s because they were expecting the usual “high” effect that cannabis . . .

Smart Medicine for Your Eyes

Vision is our primary sense, that we rely upon to achieve our biggest goals and to handle the daily minutiae of our lives; and everything in between. Yet we tend to take it largely for granted. We stare at computer and smart phone screens for hours on end without taking care for the proper nutrition . . .

Why Terpenes Matter

There are hundreds of compounds in a cannabis plant including cannabinoids, flavonoids and terpenoids (commonly referred to as terpenes). Many people select their cannabis based strictly on cannabinoids levels, usually THC and more recently CBD. But there is an even more important component to consider: The terpene profile. Terpenes are the essential oils that are . . .

Medicinal Cannabis Terminology (in simple terms)

The world of cannabis can be confusing, not to mention overwhelming. This primer of terms is designed to help you understand terminology used in the industry. The INDUSTRY Pot Shop A location where marijuana is dispensed or sold, with or without a recommendation, without product guidance and without common sense operational practices. Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary, . . .

Learning Is For Everyone (LIFE)

At One Minute Cannabist, we are all for embracing life. This July, we are also participating in LIFE for the very first time, with a presentation at MiraCosta College on Friday, July 13th at 1:00  pm.  The topic is Normalizing Cannabis. Learning Is For Everyone (LIFE) We are proud to participate in this community dedicated . . .

Grace Under Fire: The Cannabis Journey of a US Veteran

One of the best benefits of being a cannabis educator is knowing we are helping people of all ages and backgrounds. A good percentage of the folks we have helped over the years are US Vets and a common trend we see with this demographic is that many come to us with either a recreational . . .

Cannabis and Pets

All mammals, from mice to humans, have an endocannabinoid system. This system is made up of CB1 and CB2 receptors located throughout the body.  In dogs, the CB1 receptors are primarily found in the brain, but also appear in dogs’ salivary glands. Dogs possess a dense amount of CB1 receptors in their brain making them very . . .

Bring Dispensaries to Oceanside

It’s hard to believe that 22 years after Californian’s passed Prop 215, making cannabis legal for medicinal use, that we still can’t get access to a legal local dispensary. You can make a positive difference and help to bring state legal, professional cannabis dispensing to Oceanside. Did you Know? Oceanside voted for Cannabis businesses, but . . .

100 Studies: Cannabis Cures Cancer

Cannabis is a Schedule I drug in the United States. That means the government has designated the plant as having no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. No accepted medical use? There are scores of studies that say differently. Read the full article and see the links to the studies.    

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