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Cannabis Strains + Products That Improve Your Sex Life!

According to a study that took place in 2017 by Stanford University,  a positive association between cannabis use and sexual frequency is seen in men and women across all demographic groups. What does this mean? There is a relation between cannabis users and their sex life!

It needs to be mentioned that cannabis users engage in sex on average, 20% more than non-users. #GettingItIn Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, there are numerous cannabis products known to enhance certain bedroom boom activities.

The right types of cannabis can provide an energizing effect to the user, enabling prolonged intimacy. Some strains will activate a type of body high that can lead to even higher pleasure. The wrong joint or blunt has been known to kill the mood though so it is important to remember that not every product is right. Several products beyond cannabis even exist to insight pleasure into your night such as infused lubricants.

Here are a few strains (and products) we believe will get you in the mood.

Durban Poison 

Durban Poison is a classic sativa strain that has long been known to uplift and energize. The chunky buds from this strain should take your focus to full and never slow you down in any physical endeavor.

Green Crack

Green Crack is the purest of sativa there is. It should definitely keep you up at night if you smoke too much of it. If you’re enjoying an afternoon of romance, this is a great strain to keep you energized before and after coitus to still have a productive evening.

Granddaddy Purple

Granddaddy Purple is a classic indica strain they produce that is known to give ample body highs. After a long stressful day, a few puffs of this heavy indica will relax your muscles and ease your tensions for a cozy night filled with passion.

“O” Intimate Lubricant By Fairwinds

This is the next step in cannabis-infused sexual activity. Fairwinds makes a myriad of intelligent cannabis products that you don’t need to smoke. Among which is their “O” Intimate Lubricant which is a latex safe, high-potentcyblend of THC and CBD that provides a heightened experience for both guys and gals. You can pick up this hormone-free concoction for $40 infused with a Love Potion #9 indica strain that’s known to relax and stimulate your senses.

GreenRush Cannabis is a WA i502 producer-processor operating in the scenic Snohomish Valley area. We produce a clean, intelligent crop that has become a go-to brand for a number of top shops in Washington state. We’re known for our consistent terpene flavor, high quality, and deep impact.

There may be health risks surrounding consumption of the products. Smoking is hazardous to your health. Not for use by women that are pregnant or breastfeeding. For use by adults twenty one and older. keep out of reach of children Cannabis can impair concentration, and judgment. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under the influence of this drug. This product is infused with cannabis or active compounds of cannabis.

What Is A Vaporizer? #CatchTheRush

What Is A Vaporizer?

The idea behind vaporizers is to ignite cannabis using a heating coil instead of an open flame. A vape pen is exactly what it sounds like, a pen-shaped device that contains a rechargeable battery and heating element.

It didn’t take long for the convenience and discrete aspects of e-cigarettes to be adapted for cannabis concentrates, and it’s quickly becoming a normal way to consume cannabis. If you’re looking to get a vape pen and see what the rage is all about, here is a quick start guide for new users.

There are three kinds of vape pens you can get:

Thereare pens designed for vape cartridges. You buy the battery unit separately and the cartridges are screwed on like the lid of a beverage. The battery is recharged and reused and the cartridges are easily switched out if you want to smoke something specific in the morning and something during the night.

Second, are units designed to manually load your own cannabis or concentrate on a per hit basis. These are more advanced and left for someone who is familiar with dabbing.

Third, is a fully disposable unit with everything included. The battery, heating element and oil are all self-contained in the device and can be disposed of when it’s empty. This is the easiest entry point for vaporizing and doesn’t take much explanation. Just open the package, suck on the mouthpiece and enjoy the experience.

How To Select A Battery

If you want to avoid the full disposable unit, I suggest purchasing a push button battery. Optimum and Vuber make ok devices. The device pictured above has three different heat settings, depending on the amount of oil you want to inhale per hit or the type of cartridge you have. It has an LED light that lets you know when the battery is fully charged or dead. You can turn the device off with five quick clicks of the button. This saves power and keeps them from activating within your pocket or purse.

These usually run between $15 and $20 and can be found at most recreational shops. Find a budtender you trust and ask them for recommendations.

How To Select And Use A Cartridge

This decision can be more difficult to make because of the sheer amount of options you have. Type of concentrate, brand, and price are just a few of the options you must weigh before making a decision.

Please take into consideration that price points can be different from shop to shop, but price points for a quality half gram cartridges range from $40 to $60, usually. That seems expensive, but cartridges will last upwards of two weeks for the average user.

Using a cartridge is easy. Just line up the threads and screw it on top of the pen. Set your temperature on the battery, and push and hold the button to inhale. The LED light will light up, letting you know it’s heating and will disable automatically after each hit or after you let go of the button.

Setting the temperature is important for the vaping experience you’re looking for. The lowest temperature is designed to be as discrete as possible, uses the least amount of oil per hit and allows the strain’s taste and flavor to shine through. This setting is best for rookie vapers or smokers.

The middle setting will allow you larger hits, but you use a bit more oil and get less flavor.

The highest setting is designed for veterans who are looking to blow fat clouds and get stoned to the bone. This setting will sour the taste, use more oil, but you’re getting the largest hits possible from a vape pen.

Each setting has positives and negatives depending on your desired experience. I suggest trying them all out in every situation to see which combination best suits you.

GreenRush Cannabis is a WA i502 producer-processor located in the scenic Snohomish Valley. We produce a clean, sophisticated crop that has become a preferred brand for a number of top shops in Washington state known for our consistent terpene flavor, high quality, and deep impact.

Ganesh Vapes & GreenRush Concentrates A Winning Combination

BHO concentrates are a staple in the recreational scene. Many of the notable extraction companies use butane to extract the THC, CBD, and terpenes from the plant material which leaves the final solvent that is dabbed. The excess butane and other impurities are purged out with heat and what’s left is your concentrate.

Slight variations of extraction variables paired with different cannabis strains is what gives you all of your many concentrate varieties. The Oregonian released a story citing a study by Portland State University chemistry professor Robert Strongin. The article states carcinogens are released when terpenes present in butane hash oil (BHO) are vaporized on nails at temperatures above 750 degrees Fahrenheit and 932 degrees Fahrenheit.  Methacrolein and benzene are the carcinogens in question, respectively.

The Oregonian doesn’t specify what brand of concentrates were used in the study, only the terpene profiles and that they were BHO. “We don’t want to say things like this are just bad,” Strongin told The Oregonian. “It really depends on the user.”

The most popular type of equipment used for low temp dabbing is a type of nail called a “quartz banger,” which is a small bucket that you scoop your dabs into. Pair this with carb cap that acts as a seal to retain as much heat in the nail as possible to melt the dab and cut down on waste.  Quartz is the most popular because it heats up relatively quickly and has great retention properties.

The temperature goal for successful low temp dabbing is between 350 and 400 degrees Fahrenheit, High Times reports. This allows the cannabinoids and terpenes to melt all the way; providing the full spectrum of the strain’s effect without burning your throat and scorching the flavor.

The smaller the dab, the less you will want the nail to heat up, and vice-versa. You will know if your nail is too hot because the remnant oil will be a singed and black instead of warm and brown. It should be easily cleaned up with a Q-tip. Cleaning your nail after every dab will keep your nail fresh for months and keep your dabs tasting clean. An electronic nail provides an easier way to experience low temp dabs, but it can be costly if you want a reliable set-up. Consistently dabbing a torch and nail at low temperatures is absolutely possible, it just takes research and practice.

“Preference is part of it, but you never want to get any concentrate too hot, Linn said.” “It burns away the terpenes, which in effect takes away from the taste and the potency of the product.”

There are several factors to consider when your cooling down your nail, but the most important part is to have the same starting point for every dab; so heat the nail red hot, until it’s slightly glowing orange. A nail that is visibly glowing orange or red will be around 800 degrees Fahrenheit, per High Times. Let it cool down from this point for anywhere from 45 seconds to a minute and 30 seconds depending on the thickness of your nail and the size of your dab. Linn explains there will be a trial and error period for each nail and type of solvent (rosin, distillate, shatter, etc,) to zero in the heat to maximize the taste and effect.

“Most people take minimally sized dabs compared to some of the dabs I’ve taken,” Linn continued, “it depends on where people are at with their tolerance level.”

GreenRush Cannabis is a WA i502 producer-processor located in the scenic Snohomish Valley. We produce a clean, sophisticated crop that has become a preferred brand for a number of top shops in Washington state known for our consistent terpene flavor, high quality, and deep impact.

Support Your Local Roots and Ask For GreenRush

One of our most trusted retail partners is Local Roots. Learn more about their company using their website and the information below.

“Hailing back to beginnings as “Northwest Cannabis Market” in the medical marijuana scene, the principles of our business have remained steadfast through the years. We provide knowledgeable staff offering a wide range of quality products while following all safety and state guidelines.” – Local Roots 

We’ve established a great relationship with Local Roots and take pride in offering our customers a high quality offering of retail partners. At the Local Roots locations, they have a wide variety of products to choose from at a range of prices. Just like us, they have high standards for quality and safety that all products are expected to meet. We trust that they try every sample from us before it makes it to their shelves. As usual, you can always ask your budtender what their current favorites are.

With over 900 different “producers and/or processers” in the state of Washington, selecting the best partners for our customers is our priority. We are happy to answer any questions you might have about the retailers we work with!

We encourage you to become familiar with some important information regarding cannabis. Thank you to Local Roots for putting together such a helpful frequently asked questions page.

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Frequently Asked Questions – Local Roots

Do I need a medical card to shop at Local Roots?
Nope! All Local Roots locations offer recreational marijuana and are open to the public, 21 & over with a Valid ID.   

How does Local Roots obtain it’s cannabis?
In accordance with state law, we do not grow our own cannabis and/or produce any cannabis products. Instead, Local Roots works closely with numerous farms and producers across Washington to bring you a wide range of high-quality cannabis products. Steps are taken to ensure that all product coming through our stores is safe, legal, and, of course, something we would enjoy ourselves.  Every product offered at Local Roots has been tried by someone in the company to ensure quality before being sold.

Can I purchase cannabis seeds or clones or plants?
Currently, no. Local Roots stores only carry and sell closed and sealed cannabis products in accordance with WA State law.

Cannabis is an annual flowering plant in the Cannabis genus. Humans have harvested it throughout time for industrial fiber, oil, recreation, spiritual pursuits, and as medicine. Cannabis is categorized into two types for consumption: Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indica. These plants contain cannabinoids, which are the active ingredients in cannabis. The most commonly known cannabinoids are THC, CBD, and CBN.

How do I determine the proper dosage?
Edible forms of cannabis are measured into milligrams (mg). For people with a low tolerance, a recommended starting dose is 5-10mg. Other forms of cannabis (flower, joints, concentrates like wax, shatter, etc.) are sold by the half-gram(0.5 g), full (1 g) gram, an eighth (3.5 g), a quarter (7 g), half-ounce (14 g) and full ounces (28 g). Due to personal body chemistry and individual tolerance levels, other forms of cannabis intake (smoking, vaporizing, dabbing, etc.) will vary considerably from person to person. Please feel free to ask your budtender any questions you might have about marijuana dosage!

Your products have percentages of THC/THCA/CBD listed. Why is that and should I care about it?  
In accordance with WA State Law, all farms and producers are required to responsibly tests their cannabis for levels of cannabinoids such as THC and CBD called a potency analysis. At this point, the product(s) are also treated to a microbiology and foreign matter screening to gain quality assurance ratings. Only “Class A” ratings are allowed to be sold for any cannabis product in accordance with state law. Potency analysis test results are listed daily on our menus and can always be found on the product packaging. Microbiology and foreign matter test results are available upon request.

“THC” refers to the amount of THC in the trichome crystals on the outside of the plant. “CBD” , likewise. The “A” sometimes listed with these percentages refers to the “Active” amount or the actual amount received by the individual during the act of burning and inhalation. At this point, lab analysis varies between labs and there is no state oversight of the labs yet, thus these percentages (especially on flower) don’t often reflect the strength or effects of the corresponding high.

GreenRush Cannabis is a WA i502 producer-processor located in the scenic Snohomish Valley. We produce a clean, sophisticated crop that has become a preferred brand for a number of top shops in Washington state known for our consistent terpene flavor, high quality, and deep impact.

How To Buy Cannabis When Budtenders Are Bad

Every day we dedicate hours and hours to connecting with new stores across the state. We’ve been visiting all kinds of shops and meeting budtenders, learning about each city and neighborhood day after day. Throughout all of our travels, we notice that many budtenders aren’t “that” educated on cannabis.

The next time you visit a shop,  you might ask for something and get something entirely different. You’ve got to be educated about cannabis or you might end up consuming something you don’t like. It goes beyond tasting gross weed when you’ve got different types of highs and effects to consider too.How To Buy Weed When Budtenders Are Bad

If you have to step out of your comfort zone and buy something you don’t normally go after, THC percentages are just a small part of what really matters. All budtenders are not equal. Just because you love getting high and have done so for years, doesn’t mean you’re educated about cannabis. To find a budtender that is educated about the products you’re asking about is actually hard to find still.

 

You should look and listen for someone who can communicate knowledge and experiences about products in an appropriate way. This means finding ways to describe things to different types of people. Old, young, experienced or not, a GREAT budtender can communicate about terpenes, cannabis genetics, grow methods, how concentrates are made, the differences between concentrates, their store’s brands, plus they’ve got to know the in’s and out’s of recreational compliance.

It never hurts to do research online. These days, there are plenty of strain reviews on Leafly and Wikileaf, plus there are Washington-specific product reviews on Respect My Region. Many brands also have websites and social media accounts that share product information. We want you to create relationships and ask questions with budtenders, but you’ve got to be able to make informed decisions based on what YOU know, versus what they know.

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If you’re a frequent user or buyer, you can attend vendor days, network with cannabis industry people and maybe even tour grow facilities. If the store doesn’t have something that catches your eye, don’t feel pressured into buying something. You can walk out and go somewhere else just as easily as you first chose that store. Some good strains for first-time users include blue dream, pineapple dream, and locktite. If you’re a seasoned smoker looking for the best, professor chaos, blue rush og, golden panda, and pineapple dream are great choices.

While THC packs the psychoactive effects, we prioritize terpenes because we know that’s what drives the high. How THC and cannabinoids interact with terpenes is what facilitates strain-specific effects. Terpenes produce the smells we associate with cannabis. Hazes are usually energizing and typically have high amounts of terpinolene while Citrus aromas come from terpenes like myrcene and limonene. Citrus aromas can help people focus or induce anxiety depending on the individual. Pine smells come from pinene while Linalool is associated with lavender and de-stressing. Terpenes have been known to carry more THC across the blood-brain barrier. This is why a strain can be extra effective, despite having high THC or having low THC numbers.

If the buds look pretty and the budtender confidently says it should help provide the kind of high you’re looking for, don’t overthink the purchase. We suggest you try it out. The best way to know if cannabis is worth trying or not is to ask questions and then just try it. If the buds are thick, full, fluffy, covered in trichomes, or if they don’t look dried out, why not try them?

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Many people still don’t know much about cannabis and that is holding major parts of the industry back. The fewer consumers know, the less they’ll buy. People do need to do their own research but it is our job to give them a place to learn, connect, and safely use cannabis.

GreenRush Cannabis is a WA i502 producer-processor located in the scenic Snohomish Valley. We produce a clean, sophisticated crop that has become a preferred brand for a number of top shops in Washington state known for our consistent terpene flavor, high quality, and deep impact.

Adults 21 and over can purchase up to one ounce of usable cannabis flower, 16 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles in solid form, 72 ounces of cannabis drinkables, and 7 grams of cannabis concentrates.

If you’re a registered medical cannabis patient, the limits are three ounces of usable cannabis flower, forty-eight ounces of cannabis-infused edibles in solid form, two hundred sixteen ounces of cannabis drinkables, and twenty-one grams of cannabis concentrates, per the Washington State Department of Health.

Our products have intoxicating effects and may be habit-forming. Marijuana can impair concentration, coordination, and judgment. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under the influence of this drug. There may be health risks associated with consumption of these products. For use only by adults twenty-one and older. Keep out of the reach of children.

You Might Be Able To Lose Weight With Skinny Weed

For as long as I can remember, people have been complaining about some of the side effects of cannabis. Anxiety, cotton mouth aka dry mouth, and of course, the dreaded munchies! Although many weed users think they have the upper hand versus beer drinkers and shot takers, the caloric scale definitely tips in the favor of people who drink once stoners start to eat an entire bag of frozen burritos.

The munchies are not just something enthusiasts have to deal with. Chemical compounds within the cannabis plant actually contribute to our desire to eat everything in sight.

This is basically how cannabis munchies work.

If you’re a regular user of cannabis, you might already know the differences between THC and CBD (and if you don’t, click on those links and read up.). THC is well-known for psychoactive effects while CBD is known for basically having little to know cerebral effects. THC activates the CB1 receptors in one’s brain, providing that person with the sensation of being high. THCV, also known as THC’s little brother (A few carbon atoms smaller than THC) effects the CB1 receptor in the opposite way. In simple terms, THCV probably won’t get you high.

Losing weight thanks to THCV:

Early studies suggest that “the behavior of the molecule seems to change depending on the dose”, which basically means if you increase the amount of cannabis intake, it would begin to provide psychoactive effects similar to those found in THC. In studies with mice, THCV has been shown to aid in the decreasing of food consumption and body weight of study participants. Additionally, when the CB1 receptor is blocked, food is craved less, which means that the trick to skinny weed is high amounts of THCV found in CBD strains (Sativa).

According to Respect My Region’s Jake Miller, Ghrelin is a hormone in your body that “drives you to eat and is partially activated through endocannabinoids (a natural part of your brain which loves fatty foods).” He continued by stating that “compounds found in cannabis activate these cell receptors and drive you to eat when stoned. THCV doesn’t play by those rules and is proving to be successful in blocking cravings for snacks.”

Research and intoxicating effects:

THCV is still being studied by independent researchers in southern England. While this type of smoke seems to curb appetite, it also shows a lot of appeal for other medical uses.

  • Shorter buzz: In higher doses, THCV will mimic the effects of THC, but for about half the time. Making it perfect for a quick pick me up that won’t linger.
  • Energetic: Finish your work and get outside.  Have some fun in the sun!
  • Appetite suppressant: Perfect for after the gym, or shopping at the grocery store when you want to avoid raiding the entire snack aisle.
  • No panic attacks: Relax and pass it to the left with no fear of impending social doom.
  • Continued research: New studies indicate it may help with Alzheimer’s related symptoms such as: Tremors, motor control loss, and brain lesions. Similarly, THCV promotes the growth of new bone cells and is being studied to help with osteoporosis. Furthermore, studies indicate that THCV helps regulate blood sugar and reduces insulin resistance for the diabetic.

Where to find THCV:

THCV is found more often in African strains. Ask your next budtender for a true landrace sative strain and try to avoid as many of the hybrid strains as available. Switching to a THCV heavy strain may actually help save money on snacks and could even reduce wasted calories. Let us know if there’s a strain you’re considering trying or looking for and we can definitely help find you what you’re looking for.

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Things To Know About Cannabis Terpenes

Have you ever wondered why oranges smell the way they do or thought about the unique taste of a ripe watermelon? Substances called terpenes are responsible for flavor and scent profiles in plants, fruit, and cannabis.

Terpenes play an interesting role for the plant, they emit pungent aromas that deter herbivores. Terpene’s have an even more mischievous method of defense, by attracting herbivores’ predators, Sherman explained. The old adage, “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” applies here.

Jake Sherman is employed by Select Label, a tier-three marijuana grow operation.

Marijuana terpenes are secreted from the same gland as THC and CBD come from, per Leafly. Along with creating aromatherapy profiles for each strain, terpene bind and interact with THC and CBD in different ways known as the “entourage effect.” Some of these effects include higher amounts of THC binding to cannabinoid receptors in your brain or controlling how much THC passes through the blood-brain barrier, Sherman said.

There are six common types of terpenes: Caryophyllene, humulene, linalool, limomene, myrcene and pinene. Each one has different characteristics and flavors, Leafly reports.

Terpenes

Caryophyllene showed to voluntarily reduce alcohol consumption in mice, and has cancer and depression-fighting properties.

Humulene also has anti-cancer effects, as well as anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects to go with its woody tone.

Linalool is a sedative and antidepressant and has a floral aroma, according to Leafly.

Limomene is the Inspector Gadget terpene, it has a multitude of functions: It helps with depression, stomach and digestion problems, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It allows other terpenes to be absorbed easier through the skin and the digestive-track.

Myrcene is a sedative, analgesic and antibiotic and has citrus and musky qualities.

Pinene is a broncholilator, meaning it dilates the lungs and decreases restrictions in the airway, according to Wikipedia. It can help neutralize short-term memory loss that comes with THC and promotes alertness. It has a sharp, sweet profile.

High Terpene cannabis strains or concentrates with added terpenes are becoming popular in the recreational market because of their flavor and consistency.

“They taste so damn good,” Sherman said.

Karen Sakai works at The Fire House in Ellensburg, Washington. Terpene focused products are in high demand right now. Sakai compares the scene to wine tasting scenes, where taste, flavor, and experience are the main objective of the consumer.

Terpenes

“It’s all the rage right now,” Sakai said.

High terpene strains take more care to extract. The increased difficulty and precision of the extraction process increases the price, Sakai said.

Sometimes, there’s a tradeoff for high terpene content, and that’s a lower THC level. They can have more flavor than effect, but it’s not always the point to get as high as possible.

“I love them, they can really set the tone for having a great day,” Sherman said.

GreenRush Cannabis is a WA i502 producer-processor located in the scenic Snohomish Valley. We produce a clean, sophisticated crop that has become a preferred brand for a number of top shops in Washington state known for our consistent terpene flavor, high quality, and deep impact.

How To Buy Weed In Washington When You Can’t Find Any GreenRush

The next time you leave town,  you might be out of luck finding any GreenRush products. If you have to step out of your comfort zone and buy something else. THC numbers are just a small part of the equation. As an experienced cannabis user, I’ll explain what you should be looking for when you’re buying weed in an unfamiliar place.

Find Budtenders You Trust When Buying Weed In Washington

I’m just going to say what everyone knows. Not all budtenders are equal, and some downright suck at their jobs and just look blown to be at work. Just because you love getting high doesn’t mean you’re educated about cannabis, it just means you love getting high.

Find a budtender that is educated about the products you’re asking about. If they can only describe cannabis as “that fire” or “dank” visit after visit, you might want to take what they say with a grain of salt. Find someone who can articulate strain knowledge in a digestible manner. Find a budtender that can teach you about: terpenes, cannabis genetics, grow methods, how concentrates are made, the differences between concentrates their stores brand specifics and know the in’s and out’s of recreational compliance. You can’t look at the product outside of packaging in Washington, so budtenders are extra important to relay product information.

Find A Backup Brand

Do some research online. Many brands have awesome websites and Instagram accounts aimed at product education. Attend vendor days and tour grow facilities.  Grill salespeople and brand ambassadors about the quality of their products. Look for transparent brands that do a great job of dispersing product information there’s a good chance you’re finding safe products.

Terpenes & Cannabinoids > THC

Terpenes matter. THC packs the psychoactive effects, but it’s how THC and cannabinoids interact with terpenes that dictates strain-specific effects. Terpenes produce the common aromas we associate with cannabis. Hazes have high amounts of terpinolene. Citrus aromas come from terpenes like myrcene and limonene. That sharp pine aroma comes from pinene. Some terpenes carry more THC across the blood-brain barrier, which is why a strain can be extra effective, despite having low THC numbers. Find a strain you can’t get enough of? Find out what terpenes were present and you can shop for those terpenes in other brands and strains.

Looks > Numbers

When there’s smoke, there’s fire. Does it look pretty? Buy it. If the buds are full, fluffy, and covered in trichomes, buy it. Even if the label says it has 12 percent THC. Pretty weed with low numbers is always a better bet than bammer with high numbers on a label. It’s like drinking Everclear out of plastic handle because it has a higher alcohol content instead of enjoying Tito’s or Grey Goose for a little more money for the smooth taste.

In The End, You Just Have To Smoke

The barrier to entry for cannabis education is still high, and there is a steep learning curve involved. At the end of the day, you can do all the research in the world, but you never really know how weed will affect you until you smoke it. So find something you vibe with, clear your schedule, and take a chance. At the very worst, you get too high and reality gets weird for a few hours. If that happens, just drink some water and hang on for the ride. You’re not going to die and it’ll build some character. (This happens to me, at least twice a month.) Take my advice from above, and eventually, you’ll find a cannabis purchasing formula that works for your lifestyle. There might be some missteps on the way, but it happens to everyone.

GreenRush Cannabis is a WA i502 producer-processor located in the scenic Snohomish Valley. We produce a clean, sophisticated crop that has become a preferred brand for a number of top shops in Washington state known for our consistent terpene flavor, high quality, and deep impact.

Best Practices For Buying Weed In Washington

Many people are currently visiting pot shops and asking for the weed with the highest THC. While THC is a huge part of the cannabis purchasing equation, there is much more to be looking for than just high percentages. When you’re in Washington, THC only matters so much due to the inconsistencies of the testing at the state-certified labs.

This makes someone’s experience and budtender feedback much more important. One of the first things you should be looking for at weed stores is who the actual experts are. You’ve got to find budtenders you can trust!

Find Budtenders You Trust

We’ve all been to a grocery store or maybe to the mall and experienced a terrible employee. The cannabis industry is not immune to budtenders being terrible employees. They’re not all equal and some are a combination of rude, uneducated, and inexperienced.  Just because you love being high, doesn’t mean you’re educated and up on all things cannabis, it just means you love getting high.

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Look and listen for a budtender that is educated about the products you’re asking about. Millions of people use cannabis. If a budtender can only describe weed as “fire” or “dank”, you might want to take what they say with a grain of salt. Find someone who can communicate with you and other people. Being able articulate strain knowledge in a digestible manner is huge and many stores overlook this valuable asset.

Locate a budtender that can teach you about flavor profiles and terpenes, different genetics that you’ve mentioned you like, how concentrates are extracted and created, and the differences between concentrates. You can’t look at the product outside of packaging in Washington, so budtenders are extra important to relay product information. To find someone who knows all of this stuff is tricky. It takes time, patience, and you’ve got to be willing to be taught something new.

Cannabis Company Knowledge

There are over a thousand cannabis brands in Washington and many of them offer more than one strain or product. The majority of them can be found online via their website or social media. These companies utilize these platforms to educate consumers on new products, current offerings, deals, retail and other partners, plus much more. If you look for transparent brands that do a solid job of communicating product information, there’s a good chance you’re consuming safer products.

Terpenes > THC Numbers

People are still learning about terpenes and why they matter. Although THC packs the psychoactive effects, terpenes and THC combined dictates the specific effects strain by strain. Terpenes produce the aromas we smell and taste with cannabis. Citrus aromas come from terpenes myrcene and limonene. Hazes have terpinolene. Pine aromas come from pinene. Some of these terpenes help more THC cross the blood-brain barrier, which is why a strain can be more effective, despite having low THC numbers. If you find out what terpenes were present in the weed you like, you can shop specifically for that with other brands and strains.

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Be A Shallow Shopper

Not all cannabis is equal. In our state, the way you produce and process your cannabis can be the difference between sitting on a shelf for a year or selling out in a single day. If the weed looks good and you can smell it through the bag or through the glass, buy it. Simple as that.

If the cannabis buds are covered in trichomes or if the flowers feel or sound dense when you shake the container,  buy it. Even if the cannabis ends up being a poor smoke you’ll at least know more about what you’re going for. Good looking weed with lower THC numbers is generally always a better situation than higher THC cannabis that is cheaper, more dry, and outdoor.

Level Up Your Experience!

The overwhelming majority of people still don’t know a damn thing about cannabis. THC matters. Terpenes matter. Moisture, hand-trimming, and trichomes all matter! Until you know more about your cannabis and begin experiencing the different types of flavors and highs, you can really only learn so much. Go find a pot shop, locate a budtender you vibe with, and take a leap of faith.

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The Best Pot Shop in Everett!

KushMart opened in November 2014 and has been a top-ranked recreational pot shop since day 1. We’re located at 6309 Evergreen Way STE C minutes off of Interstate 5. With ample parking, you will be in and out in no time and with our amazing selection and best prices you will have a smile on your face.

Adults 21 and over can purchase up to one ounce of usable cannabis flower, 16 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles in solid form, 72 ounces of cannabis drinkables, and 7 grams of cannabis concentrates.

If you’re a registered medical cannabis patient, the limits are:

Three ounces of usable cannabis flower, forty-eight ounces of cannabis-infused edibles in solid form, two hundred sixteen ounces of cannabis drinkables, and twenty-one grams of cannabis concentrates, per the Washington State Department of Health.

ORDER ONLINE NOW USING KUSHMART’S ONLINE MENU SYSTEM. CLICK HERE TO ADD TO YOUR CART!

THC Is Not The Only Thing That Matters When Purchasing Marijuana

If you ask around the cannabis industry, most reliable budtenders will say that THC is not the only thing that matters when purchasing legal cannabis.

As the people who consume legal weed become more educated, we’re finding that the customer begins to branch out and search for a variety of “flavors,” otherwise known as terpenes. Each strains aroma and taste are primary reasons why people prefer their favorite strains over others.

Terpenes, along with the compounds CBD, CBN, and CBG, are all components of the cannabis plant that help influence a person’s high.

What is a terpene you ask? Our affiliates at Respect My Region and Leafly describe terpenes as  “the essential oils that give the plant it’s aromatic smell as well as its wide flavor profile. These are found in everyday plants such as lavender, pine trees, and rosemary.”

By themselves, terpenes don’t necessarily get you ‘high’. Once you combine the smoking of terpenes with the combustion of THC and add in each person’s body chemistry, that’s when you’ll get a unique experience from session to session.

Check out Customgrow420’s video further explaining things below.

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