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Live Concentrates 101

Concentrates have taken the cannabis industry by storm in the past few years. Offering a cleaner, smoother, and tastier way to consume cannabis, concentrates have opened the doors to a much wider cannabis audience. 

Many consumers find it less harsh on their lungs compared to smoking flower and they can enjoy the terpenes and flavors of cannabis more. Concentrates also offer an increased level of discretion and potency; many flower

The LGBT+ Community’s Impact on Cannabis

Did you know? 19 of the 25 preliminary presidential candidates for the 2020 election were in support of cannabis legalization and regulation.
Did you know? Out of all 50 states, there are only 8 states where cannabis is still fully illegal.
Did you know? The 2018 Farm Bill legalized the production and cultivation of hemp, allowing the CBD industry to flourish; thus, providing a legitimate medicinal remedy for millions of

About Cannabis Breeding

Cannabis has been around for thousands of years, documented back in prehistoric societies from Asia, Europe, and Africa. Hemp, a derivative of the cannabis plant, had many uses in the past including making rope, bags, clothing, and other mundane goods. Of course, back then, there were no insane THC percentages or scientific analysis during cultivation. The cannabis we have today is the result of careful breeding, and the progress we’ve

Seed & Smith on Charlotte Figi and the Medical Benefits of CBD

Early in April, we were deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Charlotte Figi. Charlotte was an incredible young woman who overcame many obstacles in her life. Charlotte directly and indirectly contributed to the development of the cannabis industry and impacted the lives of millions of people, two things Seed & Smith and many others in the industry are forever grateful for.

Charlotte’s Introduction to Cannabis

Charlotte Figi was

Introduction to Trichomes

You may have heard of trichomes before if you’ve ever taken a cannabis grow tour or have an interest in the cannabis industry. Trichome is Greek for ‘growth of hair’; they are tiny outgrowths on a plant extending from the epidermal layer.[1] For the cannabis plant, these are the tiny hairs you see on the bud of the cannabis plant, oftentimes characterized by a crystalline appearance. The trichomes house many

COVID-19 Recap

March has been quite the month, huh? There have been so many changes to our day-to-day lives that we almost can’t keep track of them. As it stands now, we are all in the same boat and we’re optimistic about working together to overcome any challenge that lies ahead of us. As a community, we can all try to follow the proper guidelines and procedures to keep one another safe

Part 2: The Entourage Effect

Welcome to part two of our series on the different types of cannabis and the effects they have. In Part 1, indica vs. sativa, we discussed some of the basics of the cannabis plant, including the differences between sativa, indica, and hybrid strains, the effects of the cannabinoids found in these strains, and how they make you feel mentally and physically.

In Part 2, we will go over the …

Indica vs. Sativa

What’s the difference between the indica and sativa strains?

Indica vs. sativa, most smokers have heard new smokers ask the difference and maybe even wondered themselves. Everyone has a favorite strain of cannabis. Maybe it’s your go-to for watching a movie at home, or there’s a specific strain you like to smoke before heading outside and doing something active. But what causes these subtle differences in our perception and response

Decade in Review for Cannabis

The 2010’s were an amazing decade for the cannabis industry. At the beginning of the decade, you couldn’t buy recreational marijuana at all in the United States. 10 years later, it’s now legal for medical use in 33 states plus Washington, D.C; 10 of these states also have legalized cannabis for recreational use. Within the past month, legislation has been passed in the House of Representatives that would make cannabis …

Future of Cannabis Heading into 2020

The growth of cannabis in the United States has been explosive over the past few years. There are now 11 states plus Washington DC that have legalized recreational cannabis, while a total of 33 states have legalized cannabis for medical use. 66% of US citizens want marijuana to be legalized, with Democrat respondents at an overwhelming 75%. 

And the economy has embraced cannabis as well. Over $1.8 billion will be

The Best Cannabis Experience In Colorado

Denver’s Cannabis Experience Like No Other

So you’re coming to visit Colorado for your upcoming vacation and your looking to have some fun and have the best cannabis experience in Colorado? Maybe you are coming in for the skiing or maybe it’s the hiking that has brought you The Centennial State. Or you’re a foodie and coming to explore new territory with a western feel to it. And how could …

Public Consumption of Cannabis

Cannabis is a major attraction for tourists in recreational states – and Colorado may be the most infamous of them all. According to a report from SMARInsights, 25% of people who traveled to Colorado between 2013 and 2018 listed cannabis as one of the reasons they chose to visit the state. Colorado residents themselves spent $280 on average per year on cannabis compared to $220 and $130 for Washington and

The Cannabis Industry’s Banking Plight

Banking in the cannabis industry has been a headache for years. Although medical cannabis is legal in most US states, it is still classified by the federal government as a schedule 1 drug. This classification places it on equal footing with hard substances such as heroin or LSD with ‘no currently accepted medical use’, and thus is strictly illegal on a federal level.

Cannabis Banking Consequences

This has made it …

Cannabis Extraction Processes

Everyone knows the cannabis plant – we’ve all seen the green flower at some point on TV, in magazines, or even smoked some of the good stuff ourselves. But what about extracts, or more specifically, concentrates? This lesser known form of the cannabis plant is making huge waves in the industry for many reasons and so many more people are asking about cannabis extraction processes. 

Concentrates are a form of

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