Edibles: What You Can Expect From Canada’s Upcoming Legalization

Anyone that’s been to a grey-market, black-market or legal cannabis shop in the USA/Europe can tell you that the legal cannabis shopping experience you are getting in Canada, pales in comparison. In stores not influenced by the fear-driven restrictions that dictate current Canadian cannabis legislation, […]

Dewaxing and Winterizing: How Concentrates are Made, and Why it Matters

With the 2018 legalization of cannabis in Canada came dry flower cannabis and oils, but for many long-term consumers, the real excitement that came from legalization exists around the future potential for extracts and concentrates. The opportunity to create pure and clean cannabis concentrates, legally, […]

Cannabis Concentrates: Extracting Techniques and Products Produced

Cannabis concentrates are coming! And at Stigma Grow, we are looking forward to the opportunity to act as responsible industry leaders within this space. As such, we understand that for many existing consumers, and certainly for current non-consumers, there are plenty of questions surrounding what […]

Does Cannabis Use Pave the Way to Harder Drug Use?

Cannabis, while legal in Canada for over a year, still faces a ton of negative stigmas. Most of the more common stigmas surrounding cannabis, which were initially created and promoted as propaganda and misinformation designed to try to make it less appealing to the general […]

Is Cannabis Bad for You?

Well…is it? Before I typed this blog out, I Googled the title. The top hit, an article by MedicalNews.com, has a lot of information on the benefits of cannabis, but when it comes to the negative effects, this is their statement:  “There is evidence that […]

Is Cannabis Addictive?

Before I dive into this topic I want to clear the air by saying that technically, ANYTHING could become an addiction if it consumes your mind, body or ability to do anything else. So yes, cannabis, sugar, television, cigarettes, crack, anger and eating soap can […]

Intro to the Major Cannabinoids in Cannabis.

Cannabis is, perhaps, the most wondrously complex plant known to man. Its uses and applications, when adopted by an open-minded community, are as countless as the tiny trichomes found on every bountiful plant leaf. However, for the majority of those who have heard about or […]

What’s the Difference Between THC and CBD?

For decades, during a time when the black market valued availability and potency over specific strain fits and education, the only differences advertised aside from strain naming, was their visual appearance and an Indica, Hybrid or Sativa classification.  Want energy – smoke a sativa. Need […]

What is Decarboxylation?

What has a stronger effect: smoking or eating raw cannabis?  The answer is a complex one that considers a ton of defined variables, but generally speaking, the answer to this mystery lies in a process called decarboxylation, one that is necessary for us to enjoy […]

The Benefits of THCA

We talk a lot about converting cannabinoid acids into cannabinoids via a process known as decarboxylation, a big word that explains what happens when you smoke or vaporize flower. THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid), is a cannabis compound still in the beginning stages of research, but is […]

Everything You Should Know About the History of Cannabis Roots.

Chances are you’ve heard a lot about cannabis over the past few years as legalization reopened the discussion on mainstream social and educational platforms across the country, but while most conversations revolve around the dry flower, oils and even hemp products that come from the […]

Exploring the Historic and Potential Beneficial Qualities of Cannabis Roots

  Unlike the leaves and buds of the cannabis plant, which also offer a wide-range of benefits, but are strictly regulated, the roots of the cannabis plant contain only trace amounts of cannabinoids and are considered both legal and safe to use in mainstream lifestyle […]