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Baking with Cannabis

Edibles are becoming more varied and widespread than ever before. There’s the classic pot brownie, of course, but now you can find CBD and cannabis in just about every food and beverage possible. The best thing is, you can easily make edibles at home. That means you can make your holiday baking even more fun and stress-relieving than ever!

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Holiday Gift Guide for Home Growers

Holiday Gift Guide for Home Growers

The holidays are fast approaching! Not sure what to get for the green thumb in your life? How about helping them take their favorite hobby to a new level? If your friend or family member spends all their spare time tending to their plants and talking about the latest exciting cannabis strain, here’s a gift guide full of items that they’ll enjoy! 

At Cannaporium, we’re passionate about growing, and we would be happy to help you out if you’re wondering exactly what to buy. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or you need recommendations! Without any further ado, here is our 2020 Gift Guide for Growers.

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CBD Holiday Shopping Guide: Pet Edition

Pet CBD Holiday Shopping Guide

CBD Holiday Shopping Guide: Pet Edition

Christmas gifts aren’t just for people! Pets are a part of the family too, and they can benefit from CBD just as much as we can. Pet presents can also make a great gift for the pet lovers in your life, as they will enjoy the chance to pamper their pet.

At Cannaporium, we have pet products from the best CBD brands. Whether your pup is prone to stress, your cat is experiencing aches and pains, or you just want your pet to be as healthy and happy as possible, we’re here to help with our Pet CBD Holiday Shopping Guide!

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Close with and Destroy the Enemy

Happy Veterans Day!

“Close with and destroy the enemy.” This is the mission when boiled down to its core. All of the support and side tasks lead to this one objective, a single point which the entire might of the military strives to achieve. This singular focus must shift upon transition out of the military and into civilian life. New enemies such as PTSD, anxiety, depression and chronic pain rear their ugly heads and must be met with the same mindset, tenacity, and resource utilization as the active duty mission.  

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Delta-8 & Delta-9 THC: What’s the Difference?

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What Is THC?

You’re probably familiar with THC, whether you’ve experienced its effects firsthand or you’ve just heard it described throughout popular culture. THC is the component of cannabis that causes a high or stoned effect. This natural plant compound binds to the cannabinoid receptors in the brain, often causing psychoactive effects. THC is one of the major components of many cannabis cultivars, and it is well-studied for its unique effects on the human brain and body.

What many people don’t know is that there are two different types of THC. While there are many similarities between Delta-8 and Delta-9 THC, there are also a few notable differences. Here’s what you need to know about Delta-8 THC, Delta-9 THC, and what makes each type unique. 

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Cannabinoid Spotlight: What is CBN?

Cannabinoid spotlight CBN

You’ve heard of CBD, but have you heard about CBN? CBN stands for cannabiniol, and it’s one of the lesser-known plant compounds found in hemp and marijuana plants. While the name sounds very similar to CBD (which stands for cannabiniol) these two phytocannabinoids have quite a few differences.

CBN is only present in very small amounts in most strains of cannabis. It’s much less prevalent than CBD and THC, which is why it hadn’t been studied much until recent years. Despite being non-psychoactive, CBN also has a close link to THC. Among cannabis users, CBN also has a reputation for having a sedative effect. Keep reading to learn more about CBN and how it works!

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What is CBG?

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You’ve definitely heard about CBD, but have you heard of CBG?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is generally recognized as the star of the show when it comes to cannabis. That’s not a surprise, because it’s one of the most prominent and well-studied chemical compounds that occurs naturally in cannabis plants. However, there are at least 140 other chemical compounds that are also worthy of our attention. They may not be present in as high of levels as CBD, but they still contribute to the overall effects of the plant.

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Cannabinoid Spotlight Series

Cannaporium Cannabinoid Spotlight Series Blog

Many plants contain useful natural compounds that are used in medicine, food, and more. However, cannabis might be the winner when it comes to interesting and unique chemical compounds! Cannabis plants produce a resin that is rich in cannabinoids, which are similar to the endocannabinoids found in the human body. For this reason, these molecules can have a strong effect on the human brain and body.

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CBD Isolate vs. Broad Spectrum vs. Full Spectrum: How Do I Choose?

Cannaporium CBD Isolate Broad Full Spectrum blog article

There are a few things that are true about all CBD products: they are derived from the hemp plant, they are non-intoxicating, and they work with the body’s endocannabinoid system.

But there’s a wide variety when it comes to CBD products. There are CBD oils and tinctures, topicals, vape products, edibles, capsules, and more! Each of these categories is further divided by the type of CBD they contain: CBD isolate, broad spectrum CBD, or full spectrum CBD.

If you’re not sure what each of these terms means, you’re not alone – it can be confusing! So, here’s what you need to know about isolate vs. broad spectrum vs. full spectrum CBD.

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CBD & Fitness

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Is CBD good for fitness? Whether you’re a runner, cyclist, yogi, weight lifter, gym enthusiast or any type of athlete, you may want to give CBD a try. But before you do, it’s a good idea to look into the science behind CBD, cannabis, and fitness.

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