Does Weed Have Calories?

There is a common understanding that cannabis consumption increases the risk of weight gain. While the use of cannabis can trigger a case of “the munchies” in some people, causing an intake of additional calories, in reality, regular consumers of cannabis tend not to be affected by increased weight. Obesity appears less frequently among cannabis consumers in general, according to some studies. To be clear, cannabis itself does not add to caloric intake in any significant way. But it also depends on how cannabis is consumed as to the calories counted. Smoking weed with a weed pipe in Canada does not add calories for the smoker, however, when…

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Does Weed Go Bad?

Most things we consume has an expiration date that guides us on whether something has spoiled or not. Some have wondered if marijuana can go bad, since it is now a product that we use from more than just smoking. From beverages to oils to all sorts of edibles, cannabis offers a wide range of consumption options. But can weed go bad and how do we know that it has? Dangers in Old Weed The short answer is, weed doesn’t go bad…exactly. While cannabis can get stale and be a little off, it is unlikely to cause any harm if you ingest a batch that is not fresh.…

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Why Does Weed Smell?

Most people recognize the smell as they come across it, that skunky, stinky, intrusive scent that is unmistakable, even after the cannabis user has vacated the area. While some varieties of cannabis are smellier than others, there is no getting around that scent. But why does weed stink like that anyway? That’s a scientific question that deserves a scientific look into the compounds that exist within the marijuana plant called terpenoids. What are Terpenoids In terms of terpenoids, marijuana is no different from virtually any other flowering plant. Terpenoids come in a range of scents as they are produced by the plant, giving each flower its unique characteristic…

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Why is Weed Dry?

While there are many varieties of cannabis, some offering various levels of THC, and others offering degrees of CBD, and others still offering a combination of both, they all have one thing in common. It is important for all forms of cannabis to be dried. But it’s not just a matter of drying the weed, as it must be done properly to maintain the quality of the final product. Once the cannabis buds are harvested, it’s time to dry them appropriately so that their effectiveness can be locked in and even improved. As freshly cut cannabis flowers contain those properties that you are looking for, they cannot be…

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