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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. A study into how much consumers planned to spend on their 4th of July cookouts in 2020 showed they planned on spending more on cannabis than on food. That year, consumers were expected to spend $76 million on their cookouts compared to $100 million on cannabis. 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
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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

The Best CBD Oil with THC

By Bloom Medicinals | April 21, 2022

Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found within the cannabis plant. There are more than 100 distinct cannabinoids identified in cannabis. One of the most well-known cannabinoids is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. Cannabidiol (CBD) is another well-known cannabinoid. Unlike THC, however, CBD does not have psychoactive properties. CBD oil is … Read more

The History of 420

By Bloom Medicinals | April 14, 2022

The term 420 has become synonymous with marijuana. Both cannabis users and non-users around the world consider 4/20 to be an unofficial holiday for cannabis culture, but few know the story about how this number became associated with it. Why Does 420 Mean Marijuana? Some might tell you that 420 is connected with cannabis because … Read more

How to Understand Lab Analysis on Cannabis Product Labels

By Bloom Medicinals | April 12, 2022

Product labels are a great place to start when you want to learn more about the potential benefits and effects of your cannabis. At first glance, all the information on the labels can seem overwhelming. That’s why we’re going to cover the basics to help you understand what it all means. Although the information provided … Read more