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How to Know if Your Cannabis is Good Quality

By Bloom Medicinals | August 3, 2022

Learning how to evaluate weed quality can be an important skill for those who medicate with cannabis – especially those new to it. Determining if your weed is good quality takes some knowledge. That’s why we are going to share some tips on what you should look for. We say look for, because a lot of what goes into knowing if your weed is good comes down to its appearance. So, let’s begin by answering a question those who are new to medicating with cannabis, might be wondering.

Hemp vs Cannabis: What’s the Difference?

By Bloom Medicinals | July 28, 2022

Have you ever wondered about the differences between hemp, cannabis, and marijuana? If so, you’ve come to the right place. It might surprise you that the distinction between the terms cannabis and hemp is a fairly recent thing in historical terms. The same goes for the term marijuana, which was not introduced into the American … Read more

What is RSO Oil Used For?

By Bloom Medicinals | July 15, 2022

If you are new to medicating with cannabis and have wondered, “what is RSO” or  “what is RSO oil used for,” then you’ve come to the right place. RSO stands for Rick Simpson Oil. Rick Simpson is a retired Canadian engineer turned medical cannabis activist. In 2003, Rick was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma. Rick … Read more

What Does 710 Mean? An Homage To Cannabis Oil.

By Bloom Medicinals | July 5, 2022

To all you lovers of cannabis oils, concentrates, extracts, waxes, and dabs, one of the newest marijuana holidays is coming up on 710 or July 10. If you take the numbers “710” and turn them upside-down, they spell “OIL,” which refers to THC oil. Give me a moment, I’m trying to concentrate – Image Source: … Read more

America & Marijuana: History of Cannabis in the USA

By Bloom Medicinals | July 1, 2022

When many Americans think of the 4th of July they often think of fireworks, backyard BBQs, and perhaps a hot dog or a burger. Well, you may want to add cannabis to that list.  – Gif by Giphy A study into how much consumers planned to spend on their 4th of July cookouts in 2020 … Read more

What Happens When You Smoke Weed and Drink Coffee?

By Bloom Medicinals | June 28, 2022

The process of making the perfect cup of coffee can be a relaxing and therapeutic experience – where even just the scent of a fresh brew can provide an energizing lift.1  Some will argue that the same could be said about rolling the perfect joint and enjoying the sweet scent of some quality cannabis. Perhaps … Read more

The LGBTQ Community’s Role in the Legalization of Medicinal Marijuana

By Bloom Medicinals | June 14, 2022

Present day medical cannabis patients owe a debt of gratitude to the trailblazing LGBTQ activists from the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. Dennis Peron was one of these trailblazers. Dennis was a well-known cannabis provider who was a leading figure in San Fransisco’s gay community. He was also a cannabis activist who recognized its medicinal value … Read more

What Is a Landrace Strain?

By Bloom Medicinals | June 3, 2022
Landrace Strains featured

Have you heard of old-school cannabis strains like Acapulco Gold, Maui Wowie, Afghani, or Durban Poison and wondered what makes them so special and how they got their names? These strains of cannabis are known as landrace strains-which are strains of cannabis that have thrived in a certain region for centuries. These strains have adapted … Read more

Does Cannabis Help with PTSD?

By Bloom Medicinals | May 27, 2022

When the topic of medicating with cannabis comes up, one question that’s often asked is, “does cannabis help with mental health?” So, before we address the topic of cannabis and PTSD let’s explore the question, how does cannabis affect your mental health? Cannabis and Mental Health Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) has conducted a … Read more

THC Suppositories: The Benefits for Abdominal Cramps & Pain

By Bloom Medicinals | April 27, 2022

Did you know that pollen from a Cannabis plant was found on the mummy of Ramesses II, who died in 1213 BC? In fact, it was noted in an Egyptian medical papyrus of herbal knowledge from 1550 BC (Ebers Papyrus) that medical cannabis can be effective in treating inflammation.1 Not only that, but there is … Read more