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Rosin to shatter: understanding cannabis concentrates

What’s the Difference Between Live Resin and Live Rosin??   Trisha Edwards Live Resin and Live Rosin are two different types of cannabis extracts.  Both terms, resin, and rosin, refer to multiple products, in and outside of cannabis culture, so let’s give some clarity .  In cannabis culture, the term Live Resin is used in reference to a solvent based extract, (BHO or butane hash oil is the most widely used solvent), that is made with live, or freshly frozen plant material.  It is created through a single pass extraction that captures the plant’s terpene profile by extracting the resin glands before they dry and cure.  For that reason, live resin is considered one of the best cannabis concentrates for consumers who want the “full flavor and cannabinoid profile of their strains”. It tends to be more expensive than other concentrates because of the difficulty in the process of creating it, but it offers some of the most powerful psychoactive effects and medical benefits.   Rosin and Live

Racism Influence Cannabis Then and Now

Racism Influence Cannabis Then and Now   My M.W White Editor/Cannabis Advocate As early as the 1800s, there were no federal restrictions on the sale or possession of cannabis in the U.S. T he mid-1930s  changed a lot for cannabis . It was determine as a illegal  drug in every state, including 35 states that adopted the  Uniform State Narcotic Drug Act . [1]  The first national regulation was the  Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 . But what cause this shift in making this earthy plant a menace to society? As far back as colonial day  hemp was introduced to black slaves . Kentucky Farm Workers  President George Washington  mandated that farmers grow hemp. Therefore, slaves  learned how to grow and tend to this miracle plant. Yet, this industrial plant called hemp was just a plant and not known as a narcotic but merely a corp that was apart America's economy.  Fast Forward to early 1900's , records shows that  cannabis, common name at the time,  wasn't cons

Black Lives Matters in Cannabis

Black Lives Matters in Cannabis   by M.W White  W ith social justice roaring in the streets among thousands of protesters, as a result of the murder of "Gentle Giant George Floyd" . Equality is now a must. Since the death of Floyd ; police brutality and injustice for the Black Community has become a focus point for Americans everywhere. The President of NAACP  Derrick Johnson discussed in a interview, the failed police structure due to the killings of innocent African Americans.  George Floyd  N eedless to say,the justice system is under reform. But media spins has mention   George Floyd had a substance abuse issue that led the police officers to use excessive force, resulting to George Floyd  brutal death. H istory  has shown that the justice system has  used drugs as a way to justified its irrational  disproportionate  arrests of blacks, for non violent offenses, like drug chargers. ACLU reports that America stills spends an average of $2.6 billion per

NFL New Provision on Mary Jane

Getty image By. M.W White   NFL and The CBA takes the High Road and Removes Mary Jane from Drug Testing. T he NFL has taken action in its next 10 year bargaining contract and their marijuana drug policy is being changed for the better.  Since the beginning the NFL and other professional leagues have taken a strong stand agreeing to MJ's outlaw. Prohibiting marijuana uses during the season.  Case in point, the suspension of David Irving Irving actually quit due to the insane marijuana policy. He was the former  defensive  for the Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.    His decision to quit or some would say blow his "Big Shot" created an huge uproar in the sport community. Irving was consider a  "play anywhere on the line type of player". The triple threat; seen basically as one of the most physically dominant players in the NFL. But Irving chose medicating with marijuana and parted ways with the NFL.

CBD and The Benefits for Your Pets

By M.W White  Since the approval of the Farmers Bills in 2018, CBD industry has been booming with helpful therapeutic  products . The FDA consider CBD to be a nutritional supplement therefore can be used in hair products, vitamin supplements, food products and the newest trend pet supplements!!   CBD is a non-psychotropic component of the Cannabis sativa plant.  Studies have shown it's therapeutic and medicinal attributes which veterinarians say its safe for your furry pets. Thus,  pet owners have been urge by professionals  to use CBD product for your dogs ,cats and even horses.  Discovered in 1940, CBD also known as Cannabidiol  has come along ways since its class one drug scheduling. According to Dr. Stephanie McGrath, CBD is one of the effective treatment out there to keep you pets healthy.  Dr. Stephanie McGrath is known for her dedication to pets and CBD treatment. She works  at Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Scie