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Kief vs. Hash—What’s the Difference and How Can They be Used?


Cannabis legalization has brought about a plethora of different methods of consumption for patients and recreational users alike. In the past, when someone was referencing cannabis consumption, it typically boiled down to smoking a joint or eating a brownie. Nowadays cannabis consumption includes a rich variety of methods.

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Understanding Hash and Its Many Varieties

Kind Meds (Cannabis Education Blog)

In the simplest terms, hash is a concentrate formed by the compression of cannabis trichomes, also known as resin glands, creating a dense, solid substance. This resin is produced by the cannabis trichomes and acts as a sort of defensive barrier to protect the plant from any pests that might harm it. What Are Kief and Sift?

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How to make edibles with kief

The Cannigma

While kief is usually collected for rolling into joints or topping off a bowl pack, you can also use it to make potent edibles. Kief is a fine green powder made from fallen trichomes, the shiny, hair-like substance on cannabis plants. How to collect kief. Kief boxes can also act as storage containers, keeping your kief fresh.

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Shake weed – good, better or best?

The Cannigma

These remnants often contain plenty of trichomes , which is where cannabinoids and terpenes are produced and stored. Over time, those scraps collect, and if they come from a high-quality cultivar, can be great addition to to a joint or a bowl. Note that sugar leaves do contain a lot of trichomes, and therefore cannabinoids.

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Cannabis Accessories That Enhance The Consumption Experience


Cannabis accessories are a key part of the consumption experience. Have you noticed any trends in cannabis consumption devices? The biggest trends in cannabis consumption these days are in the twin fields of edibles and oils. So over time, it collects kief in the bottom chamber. What makes you excited about what you do?

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Minorities in cannabis, with Steven Philpott Jr.

The Cannigma

one of our science reviewers at The Cannigma and a cannabis trichome expert who is getting his master’s in Plant Sciences. As part of his master’s degree, Steve is currently using electron microscopes to take super close-up pictures of trichomes, tiny protrusions on cannabis plants. So, a trichome is what? EG: Super cool.

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CA: Le Herbe Releases New White Paper on The Art and Science of Cannabis Powder

Cannabis Law Report

They have a team of particle engineers and recently reverse engineered resin heads located on stalked glandular trichomes of the female cannabis plant. Cannabis powder is a collection of microparticles in a micrometer or micron size range. Le Herbe’s microparticle has the same shape, size, and architecture of resin heads.