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New to Marijuana Use in San Francisco? Here Are Important Facts You Should Know

As you probably already know, recreational and medical marijuana use is legal in the state of California. In fact, more than 900,000 Californians hold a valid medical marijuana card, which doesn’t include the large portion of the population that enjoys recreational cannabis as well. Even with such a large following, there are still people who […]

Marijuana 101 – A Short Summary of the Difference Between Sativa and Indica Weed

Since marijuana was legalized in California many years ago, an old question remains. What’s the difference between Sativa and Indica weed? Whether you’re a patient looking for symptom relief or a recreational user looking for a specific high, there is a difference between the two strains. Before heading into a marijuana dispensary near you, take […]

Marijuana Products You Can Expect to Find in a San Francisco Weed Shop

If you are 21 and older in the state of California, you can legally obtain marijuana for recreational use. If you’re at least 18 years old, you can purchase marijuana for medicinal purposes, but only with a valid doctor’s recommendation. Either way, San Francisco is home to several licensed weed shops where you can purchase […]

The Different Types of Medical Marijuana and Their Effects

If you’re new to medical marijuana, it helps to know that there are two strains of marijuana: Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa. Established in the 18th century, these two classifications were made by scientists who noted definite differences in the two strains’ makeup and resin production, appearance, flowering time, flavor, and yields. ​ The Two […]

A Short History on Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana has been around since ancient times. The ancient Chinese talk about cannabis and its therapeutic properties for gout, constipation, rheumatism, and senility in old writings. In fact, Chinese Emperor and pharmacologist, Shennong, described using cannabis for medical reasons in a book published in 2737 BC. Medical Marijuana in the United States ​Medical marijuana […]