CBD vs THC: Flower, Edibles, and Topicals

The cannabis plant is rich in compounds, notably CBD (Cannabidiol) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), each offering distinct experiences in flowers, edibles, and topicals. Understanding these differences is essential for informed cannabis use. CBD Flower vs THC Flower CBD flower comes from hemp plants and is characterized by high CBD and low THC levels. It’s valued for … Read more

The Future of Cannabis: Industry Predictions for 2024

The cannabis industry stands on the threshold of transformative growth in 2024, with significant developments expected in product innovation, retail experiences, and the expanding hemp/CBD market. Evolving Market Landscape: The growing demand for personalized cannabis products and heightened consumer awareness is set to redefine the industry. This shift towards high-quality and innovative offerings is fueled … Read more

What is a Dispensary?

A dispensary is a retail location where you can legally purchase cannabis, whether for medical or recreational use. Medical dispensaries cater to patients with a medical marijuana card, while recreational dispensaries are open to adults (typically 21 and over) with a valid ID. Differences Between Medical and Recreational Cannabis Medical cannabis is used for its … Read more

Best Cannabis Strains for Anxiety: A Focus on Terpenes and Individual Responses

When exploring cannabis strains for anxiety relief, it’s crucial to understand the role of terpenes and the individual nature of the endocannabinoid system. There isn’t a “Best Cannabis Strain for Anxiety” per-se, but there MAY be a “Best Cannabis Strain for YOUR Anxiety”. Terpenes, the aromatic compounds found in cannabis, can influence its effects, including … Read more

Eco-Friendly Cannabis: Sustainable Practices in Cultivation

In recent years, the cannabis industry has seen a significant shift toward environmental sustainability. As the industry grows, so does the need for cultivation practices that are not only efficient but also eco-friendly. This blog explores the innovative and sustainable methods being implemented in cannabis cultivation, highlighting the industry’s commitment to environmental stewardship. The Environmental … Read more

Wax, Shatter, & Crumble: Understanding Cannabis Concentrates

Cannabis concentrates are rapidly gaining popularity among both medicinal and recreational users, thanks to their potency and versatility. In this blog, we delve into the world of concentrates, focusing specifically on three popular types: Wax, Shatter, and Crumble. Whether you’re a seasoned cannabis enthusiast or new to the scene, understanding these concentrates is key to … Read more

Cannabis Safety Tips: Securing Kids with Safe Medical Marijuana Storage

Our experts share insights on the potential risks associated with children accessing cannabis medications, and offer advice on secure storage methods. Lisa Burton discusses child-resistant packaging and safety tips with a Columbus, OH pediatrician regarding medical cannabis. This interview aims to equip patients and caregivers with essential knowledge for responsible medical cannabis use in households … Read more

Best Weed for Pain: Cannabis, Pain Management, & Products

Attention: The information provided in this blog is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Understanding Pain and Its Reach Chronic pain is a pervasive issue, affecting an extensive segment of the global population. It can significantly diminish one’s quality of life, leading … Read more

Weed in Ohio: Legal FAQs for 2024

On November 7, 2023, Ohio voters passed Issue 2, legalizing possession and use of marijuana for individuals 21 and older, authorizing state-licensed dispensaries for sales, and establishing the Division of Cannabis Control within the Ohio Department of Commerce. Key Legal Updates: Effective Date of the Statute: Legislative Amendments: Purchase and Availability: Availability for Purchase: Licensing … Read more

How Recreational Cannabis can Transform Ohio’s Economy

The wave of cannabis legalization sweeping across the United States has brought significant economic impacts, and Ohio is no exception. As a key player in this evolving market, Bloom Medicinals, with dispensaries in Akron, Columbus, Maumee, Painesville, Seven Mile, and a growing presence in other states, has witnessed firsthand the transformative effect of cannabis legalization … Read more