Entries by Hector

Should You Incorporate CBD Into Your Meditation Practice?

On a scale from 1 to 10, how stressed are you? Are you pretty good at managing stress? Or is it getting out of hand — to the point where it’s affecting your ability to function day-to-day? Here’s the weird thing about stress: as much as we all hate it and wish it would just […]

More businesses mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

Washington – FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs. Those employers and many others are quietly taking what once would have been a radical step: They’re dropping marijuana from the drug tests they […]

Las Vegas Cannabis Strains You Need to Try This Month
(May 2018)

All cannabinoid percentages/terpene servings are estimates that may vary from batch to batch. 1. Desert Grown Cookies (Desert Grown Farms) Parent Strains: Cookies and Cream + Do-Si-Dos THC: 22% CBD: 0.5% Limone: 3.6 mg/g Caryophyllene: 3.2 mg/g Linalool: 1.8 mg/g In the movie The Matrix, the main hero Neo meets a psychic who gives him […]

Illinois Senate views marijuana as opioid alternative

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois lawmakers are turning to marijuana to fight opioid abuse. The Senate voted 44-6 Thursday to allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids . Those addicted to opioids would also be eligible to apply for a medical card to use marijuana. Sen. Don Harmon is the sponsor of the plan. […]

The Rolling Stone Guide to Legal Pot: Nevada

On July 1st, 2017, Nevada became the fifth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Since then, plenty of places have cropped up where tourists and locals alike can procure pot – the problem is, there aren’t many places to legally smoke it. Adults over the age of 21 can buy up to an ounce of flower […]

Where to Score 4/20 Deals and Meals

The forecast this Friday is hazy with a chance of clouds. 4/20 is upon us, and it’s the first time this storied stoner holiday is legal for recreational purposes in Las Vegas. Grab your eye drops, call your rideshare and enjoy this much anticipated celebration of all things cannabis. Dank deals for the frugal stoner […]

Commissioners debate standalone recreational marijuana stores

A proposal to block recreational-only marijuana stores from opening in unincorporated Clark County drew a tepid response from some county commissioners Tuesday. Right now all recreational stores in Nevada must also have a medical marijuana license, but come November the state will be able to issue stand-alone recreational marijuana licenses. Commissioner Susan Brager doesn’t want […]

Commissioner: Pot businesses must not neglect medical-card holders

All marijuana businesses operating in Clark County will have to obtain both medical and recreational licenses if a Clark County commissioner has her way. Speaking at Tuesday’s commission meeting, Commissioner Susan Brager proposed an ordinance to outlaw businesses from being licensed only for recreational sales, use and production of the plant without offering the same […]

Essence Vegas Cannabis Dispensary Celebrates Second Anniversary On The Famed Las Vegas Strip

Essence Vegas, Las Vegas’premier marijuana dispensary and resource center, is proud to celebrate its second anniversary on Friday, March 9, 2018. The first and only marijuana dispensary on the famed Las Vegas Strip, Essence Vegas is celebrating with an anniversary party and the unveiling of their new building façade, featuring state-of-the-art LED screens, spanning the entirety of the building. […]

What You Should Do Before/After Using Cannabis

You’ve got your cannabis. You read our newbie’s guide and learned about the four different ways to consume marijuana. But all of that just covers the very beginning of the experience. The real magic happens AFTER you’ve used cannabis. And the best way to prepare for what comes after is to focus on what to […]

Using Cannabis as an Aphrodisiac

The thrill is gone. When your relationship first started, it was all fireworks. But now you can barely get a sparkler going. That being said, you and your significant other are determined to revive those epic bouts of passionate, raucous lovemaking –  or at least revive them some of the time! You decide to pull […]

Know Your Strains – Sativas, Indicas, and Hybrids

If you’re a first-time cannabis user, that graph can look pretty intimidating. You just want something that will help you sleep at night. You didn’t realize you were going to need a degree in botany to figure that out! But you can relax. You don’t need a botany degree, or any degree for that matter, […]

Nevada marijuana sales continue to take off

Nevada has brought in more than $30 million in tax revenue from marijuana in its first six months of legal recreational sales, according to the revenue numbers released Friday by the Nevada Department of Taxation. About that $19.5 million of that has come from the special 10 percent sales tax on the nearly $200 million […]

How Long Does Cannabis Stay In Your Body?

You have a drug test coming up next week, and you’re sweating buckets. (Too bad you can’t just sweat all the cannabis out of your body. At the rate you’re going, you’d be home free). “How long does cannabis stay in your body anyways? It’s just a few days, right?” Well… It’s Really Hard to […]

Cannabis for Newbies: What You Need to Know

Since you’ve decided to read a blog post titled “Cannabis for Newbies,” we’re guessing that you… …are interested in using cannabis but don’t know where to start. …feel like you’re too far behind the curve to get started. …get intimidated by dispensary menus because you don’t know any of the jargon used to describe the […]

Cannabis and Studying

The certification exam is next week. Then you’ve got a presentation to give two weeks from Friday. There’s about eight different books you’ve got to skim through so that you can prepare, and you’ve got 30+ tabs open on your browser. Luckily, you didn’t wait until the last minute to start studying (not like those […]

DIGGING DEEP INTO LEGAL MARIJUANA IN LAS VEGAS

I’m not a marijuana user (except that one time in Springfield, MA which we won’t speak about) so I haven’t spent too much time following the legalization of marijuana in Las Vegas very closely. I decided to brush up on using legal marijuana since so many people visiting have questions. Thankfully, I was able to […]

4 Different Ways to Consume Cannabis

If you’re a cannabis newbie, you may only be familiar with one – maybe two – ways to consume cannabis. It’s time to expand your horizons! There are actually four major ways to get cannabis into your system, and knowing what they are isn’t just useful trivia. Depending on your health, living circumstances, and/or personal […]

Comparing recreational marijuana: Nevada vs. California

Nevada’s neighbor to the west became the sixth U.S. state to kick off recreational marijuana sales on Jan. 1, just six months after the Silver State started sales last July. Almost 100 dispensaries across San Diego, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley are among California stores licensed to sell recreational marijuana. A study from the University […]